EBSCOhost Tutorial

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Published on February 5, 2008

Author: thomsonro

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Online research help for students

Using the EBSCOhost Online Database research @ the ecd library

EBSCOhost EBSCOhost is an online database of magazines, newspapers & reference books Access is available from school or home; see Mr. Thomson for home-use passwords Watch this slide show to learn how to use it:

EBSCOhost is an online database of magazines, newspapers & reference books

Access is available from school or home; see Mr. Thomson for home-use passwords

Watch this slide show to learn how to use it:

Go to the Drury Library Site: http:// ecd.hdsb.ca /library … and click on “Research”

… and click on “Research”

Use the pull-down menu Select “I want to find articles online…”

Select “I want to find articles online…”

Select EBSCOhost … and click “GO”

… and click “GO”

Select a service Use “EBSCOhost Web” for academic research Evaluate other services for usefulness, too…

Use “EBSCOhost Web” for academic research

Evaluate other services for usefulness, too…

Select database(s) Check one or more depending upon your research topic, then click on “Continue”

Check one or more depending upon

your research topic, then click on “Continue”

Refine your search Check the “Limiters” (eg: full text, date range, etc.) to be sure you are searching for what you want

Check the “Limiters” (eg: full text, date range, etc.) to be sure you are searching for what you want

Enter search terms Use a variety of keywords and combinations in the “Find:” box; click on “Search”

Use a variety of keywords and combinations in the “Find:” box; click on “Search”

View search results Sort by relevance, source, or date; click on a title to view that article

Sort by relevance, source, or date;

click on a title to view that article

Repeat! Be sure to try several searches with different keywords and keyword combinations until you find what you need!

Be sure to try several searches with different keywords and keyword combinations until you find what you need!

Got a question or problem? Click for online help Click on the contact Mr. Thomson link See Mr. Thomson during school hours

Click for online help

Click on the

contact Mr. Thomson link

See Mr. Thomson

during school hours

Thanks for watching this training presentation! Mr. R. Thomson E.C. Drury H.S., HDSB © 2008-2009

Mr. R. Thomson

E.C. Drury H.S., HDSB

© 2008-2009

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