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Using the EBSCOhost Online Database research @ the ecd library
EBSCOhost  <ul><li>EBSCOhost  is an online database of magazines, newspapers & reference books </li></ul><ul><li>Access is...
Go to the Drury Library Site:   http:// ecd.hdsb.ca /library <ul><li>…  and click on “Research” </li></ul>
Use the pull-down menu  <ul><li>Select “I want to find articles online…” </li></ul>
Select EBSCOhost <ul><li>…  and click “GO” </li></ul>
Select a service <ul><li>Use “EBSCOhost Web” for academic research </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate other services for usefulnes...
Select database(s) <ul><li>Check one or more depending upon </li></ul><ul><li>your research topic, then click on “Continue...
Refine your search <ul><li>Check the “Limiters” (eg: full text, date range, etc.) to be sure you are searching for what yo...
Enter search terms <ul><li>Use a variety of keywords and combinations in the “Find:” box; click on “Search” </li></ul>
View search results <ul><li>Sort by relevance, source, or date; </li></ul><ul><li>click on a title to view that article </...
Repeat! <ul><li>Be sure to try several searches with different keywords and keyword combinations until you find what you n...
Got a question or problem? <ul><li>Click  for online  help </li></ul><ul><li>Click  on the </li></ul><ul><li>contact Mr. T...
Thanks for watching this training presentation! <ul><li>Mr. R. Thomson </li></ul><ul><li>E.C. Drury H.S., HDSB </li></ul><...
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  1. 1. Using the EBSCOhost Online Database research @ the ecd library
  2. 2. EBSCOhost <ul><li>EBSCOhost is an online database of magazines, newspapers & reference books </li></ul><ul><li>Access is available from school or home; see Mr. Thomson for home-use passwords </li></ul><ul><li>Watch this slide show to learn how to use it: </li></ul>
  3. 3. Go to the Drury Library Site: http:// ecd.hdsb.ca /library <ul><li>… and click on “Research” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Use the pull-down menu <ul><li>Select “I want to find articles online…” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Select EBSCOhost <ul><li>… and click “GO” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Select a service <ul><li>Use “EBSCOhost Web” for academic research </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate other services for usefulness, too… </li></ul>
  7. 7. Select database(s) <ul><li>Check one or more depending upon </li></ul><ul><li>your research topic, then click on “Continue” </li></ul>
  8. 8. Refine your search <ul><li>Check the “Limiters” (eg: full text, date range, etc.) to be sure you are searching for what you want </li></ul>
  9. 9. Enter search terms <ul><li>Use a variety of keywords and combinations in the “Find:” box; click on “Search” </li></ul>
  10. 10. View search results <ul><li>Sort by relevance, source, or date; </li></ul><ul><li>click on a title to view that article </li></ul>
  11. 11. Repeat! <ul><li>Be sure to try several searches with different keywords and keyword combinations until you find what you need! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Got a question or problem? <ul><li>Click for online help </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the </li></ul><ul><li>contact Mr. Thomson link </li></ul><ul><li>See Mr. Thomson </li></ul><ul><li>during school hours </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thanks for watching this training presentation! <ul><li>Mr. R. Thomson </li></ul><ul><li>E.C. Drury H.S., HDSB </li></ul><ul><li>© 2008-2009 </li></ul>
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