Finding Journals onTexShare using EBSCOPart of YOUR Public Library Benefits in Texas!May, 2013Susan Barnum
Log into TexShare Go to: www.libraryoftexas.org/texshare Login to TexShare with your user nameand password. Get your ID& Password fromyour local library!
TexShare TexShare contains many useful databases. EBSCO indexes journals, encyclopediasand many full text books, so you canaccess and read these online, at home. I’ll use finding Consumer Reports as anexample.
Choose EBSCO MasterFile Consumer Reports is one of manyperiodicals and journals indexed byEBSCO MasterFile Premier. Click on EBSCO MasterFile Premier.
EBSCO MasterFile Premier The database opens in a new tab orwindowand lookslike this:
EBSCO MasterFile Premier Click on “Publications” in the top left-handcorner:
Search Publications Publications are listed in A-Z order. Type “Consumer Reports” in the searchbox. Then,hit “Enter”or click the“Browse”Button.
Search Publications Consumer Reports is listed. Click on thetitle to openthe list ofavailabledates.
Consumer Reports on EBSCO This page lists the magazine by year. You canalso searchwithin themagazine.
Browse Consumer Reports Browse by year by clicking on the yearyou want to explore. The links willexpand. Clicking on avolume willopen thatmonth’sfull issue.
Browse Consumer Reports Clicking on avolume willallow you tobrowse eacharticle. Each articleas its ownlink. Choose thePDF FullText to read.
Browse Consumer Reports Now you can read the full article. Click “ResultList” to goback to thelist of otherarticles in theissue.
Search Consumer Reports Go back to the Consumer Reports Page. Click on thelink that reads“Search withinthispublication”
Search Consumer Reports A new search is prepared for youautomatically. ConsumerReports ishighlighted,in quotes andprefaced withJN.
Search Consumer Reports Place your cursor in the search box nextto “Consumer Reports.” Type “AND” and then type the name orkind of product you are interested in.(I picked microwaves.) Press enter or click “Search.”
Search Consumer Reports Articles about my topic that werepublishedin themagazineare nowdisplayed.
Search Consumer Reports Narrow your search to more recentarticlesusing theyear slider.
Any Questions? You can search like this within anyparticular journal that EBSCO has. For more help, contact your local libraryTexas!