EBSCO Discovery System

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Presentation by Emma Thompson on the University of Liverpool's use of EBSCO's discovery system, delivered at UCR Yorkshire & Humberside's Discovering Discovery Tools event, 16th May 2011.

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EBSCO Discovery System

  1. 1. EBSCO Discovery Service<br />Emma Thompson<br />University of Liverpool Libraries<br />
  2. 2. Launching Discover<br />
  3. 3. Our marketing campaign:<br />
  4. 4. Ways in<br />
  5. 5. Do students use anything else?<br />
  6. 6. EDS + LibGuides<br />
  7. 7. Search a subset<br />
  8. 8. Is it just for Undergraduates?<br />
  9. 9. “Researchers by-passed carefully-crafted discovery systems. Advanced search, basic search, e-mail alert facilities were hardly used at all.”<br />Nicholas, D, Rowlands, I, Huntington, P, Jamali, H, & Salazar, P 2010, 'Diversity in the e-journal use and information-seeking behaviour of UK researchers', Journal of Documentation, 66, 3, pp. 409-433<br />DOI<br />
  10. 10. International Students<br />
  11. 11.
  12. 12. What do the users think?<br />
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  14. 14. Any Questions?<br />emma.thompson@liv.ac.uk<br />@LibraryEmma<br />

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