KustarLibraries
Information Literacy Course         Module 5       (semester 1)          ‘EBSCO’ P2
Introduction1.   ‘EBSCO’ databases3.   EBSCO at Khalifa5.   Access7.   Support & tutorial9.   Open an account        P3
EBSCO databasesEBSCO:       Elton Bryson Stephens Company (Founder, 1944, Alabama)Content:     Scholarly journals, etc. / ...
EBSCO at Khalifa               Academic Search CompleteWorlds most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi disciplinar...
EBSCO at Khalifa - continued             Computers & Applied Sciences CompleteCollected knowledge on traditional engineeri...
EBSCO at Khalifa - continued Free with subscription 1. Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts     Indexes mor...
Access   1. No IP access yet; a username and password is required:      username: kustar      password: EBSCO   2. Links t...
Support & tutorial   http://support.ebsco.com/   Student success tools   http://www.ebscohost.com/customerSuccess/default....
Open an account• Why? The benefits…• Sign in        Create a new account        Add your details        Click on submit   ...
THANK YOUKustar Librarians
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Module 5 semester 1 - ebsco - presentation

  1. 1. KustarLibraries
  2. 2. Information Literacy Course Module 5 (semester 1) ‘EBSCO’ P2
  3. 3. Introduction1. ‘EBSCO’ databases3. EBSCO at Khalifa5. Access7. Support & tutorial9. Open an account P3
  4. 4. EBSCO databasesEBSCO: Elton Bryson Stephens Company (Founder, 1944, Alabama)Content: Scholarly journals, etc. / reliable sourcesFull-text: Approximately 65% of the titles / others as abstractsSearching: Choose databases separately or together Use it or lose it! P4
  5. 5. EBSCO at Khalifa Academic Search CompleteWorlds most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi disciplinaryfull-text database. Content going back as far as 1887.• Full-text: more than 8,500, more than 7,300 peer-reviewed• Indexing and abstracts: more than 12,500 journals more than 13,200 different publications P5
  6. 6. EBSCO at Khalifa - continued Computers & Applied Sciences CompleteCollected knowledge on traditional engineering challenges & research, andis a resource for research concerning the business and social implicationsof new technology.• Full text: more than 1,000 periodicals• Indexing and abstracts: 2,200 academic journals, prof. publ. P6
  7. 7. EBSCO at Khalifa - continued Free with subscription 1. Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, etc.. 2. GreenFILE Offers covers all aspects of human impact to the environment. content on global P7 warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy,
  8. 8. Access 1. No IP access yet; a username and password is required: username: kustar password: EBSCO 2. Links to the databases can be found on the library website Go to Khalifa University homepage Click on ‘Library’ e-resources P8 EBSCO
  9. 9. Support & tutorial http://support.ebsco.com/ Student success tools http://www.ebscohost.com/customerSuccess/default.php?par=249&id=20 Introductory tutorial http://support.ebsco.com • Tutorials (right hand side of page) • go to ‘Introduction to Ebscohost’ (appr. 7 mins.) P9
  10. 10. Open an account• Why? The benefits…• Sign in Create a new account Add your details Click on submit Set your preferences Sign out Don’t forget your account sign in information! P10
  11. 11. THANK YOUKustar Librarians

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