EBSCO Basics

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EBSCO Basics

  1. 1. EBSCOhost Basics
  2. 2. Click On Campus to access. If you’re off campus, click Off Campusand login as directed.
  3. 3. Choose EBSCOhostWeb, unless you’re accessing itfrom your smartphone.
  4. 4. Select the database(s) you want to search byclicking in the box. Not sure which one(s) tochoose? Read the descriptions; they’ll help! Whenyou’ve selected the databases you want, clickContinue.
  5. 5. Put your search terms here. If your terms go together as a phrase (like global warming), leave the default at Boolean/Phrase. If your terms are separate words that don’t form a common phrase, choose Find all my search terms. Click here to retrieve complete articles only.If you need scholarlyor peer reviewedarticles. Does the age of your articles matter? If you’re researching a topic for which you want current information only, choose the date range here.
  6. 6. When you’ve finishedcreating yoursearch, click here!
  7. 7. Mouse over this icon for description ofIf you article.aren’thappy Want to read it? Click here forwith the complete article.results, you canchangeyoursearchparameters here.
  8. 8. Print Email Cite!EBSCO providescomputer-generatedcitations for manystyles, including APA and Scroll to see allMLA. Always check it the citationagainst the proper style styles.manual. (Sometimes thesuggested citation is wrong!)

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