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EBSCO notes

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EBSCO notes

  1. 1. Using the New EBSCO 2.0 <ul><li>Magazine Database for Research and Information </li></ul>
  2. 2. Accessing EBSCO <ul><li>From School, it is linked from the Library Webpage </li></ul><ul><li>From Home, the address is: http://search.ebscohost.com </li></ul><ul><li>You must use this login and password if you are off campus: ID: dover Password: info </li></ul>
  3. 3. Getting Started <ul><li>Choose your Interface </li></ul><ul><li>EBSCOhost Web </li></ul><ul><li>Student Research Center </li></ul><ul><li>Searchasaurus </li></ul><ul><li>EBSCOhost Espanol </li></ul><ul><li>EBSCOhost Text Only </li></ul>
  4. 4. A Brief Overview <ul><li>Just enough information to get started </li></ul><ul><li>This is a database with many features, advanced settings, and applications </li></ul><ul><li>Just the basics </li></ul>
  5. 5. My EBSCOhost <ul><li>Create an account: new user </li></ul><ul><li>User name </li></ul><ul><li>Password </li></ul><ul><li>Password hint </li></ul>
  6. 6. Finding Information <ul><li>Type in search subject </li></ul><ul><li>Select search modes </li></ul><ul><li>Always select Full Text </li></ul><ul><li>If desired, type in a Publication </li></ul>
  7. 7. Search Modes <ul><li>Boolean/Phrase </li></ul><ul><li>Find all of my search terms </li></ul><ul><li>Find any of my search terms </li></ul><ul><li>SmartText Searching - You can copy and paste chunks of text to search for results. Expanders. Click Search. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Using Folders <ul><li>Folders allow you to quickly scan through your list of results and save the articles you wish to look at more closely </li></ul><ul><li>Simply click on the folder icon to add to your folder </li></ul>
  9. 9. Print, E-Mail, Save <ul><li>After finding appropriate information, determine what to do with it. </li></ul><ul><li>If only a small amount, print </li></ul><ul><li>Email or save it to your home directory for access later </li></ul>
  10. 10. Citation <ul><li>No matter how you plan on using the information, you will need to save citation information to give credit to the author and publisher. </li></ul><ul><li>Citation information is available at the end of the article. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Happy Searching :)

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