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EBSCOhost is an intuitive online research platform used by thousands of institutions and millions of users worldwide. With quality databases and search features, EBSCOhost helps researchers of all kinds find the information they need fast.

EBSCOhost provides access to magazines, journals, news sources, primary sources, and a variety of media and diverse subject areas.

EBSCOhost features and tools

    • Basic and advanced search options
      EBSCOhost serves both new and experienced researchers with a variety of features to refine search results.
    • Reliable, peer-reviewed content.
    • Citation assistance
      Users can view, save, print, email or export citations in many formats directly from the database.
    • Ability to save searches and results

Users can save searches and articles in a password-protected folder for later reference.

  • Mobile Access
  • AccessibilityEBSCOhost features text-to-speech for HTML articles, ARIA landmarks and more.
    Use EBSCO’s Search Box Builder tool to create and embed widgets on your website.


EBSCO Specialty Databases – Use these direct links on your website or guide pages.

Academic Search Elite – Scholarly resource provides indexing and abstracts for more than 8,300 journals, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. PDF back files to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals.

Auto Repair Source – Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.

Biography Reference Center – Biography Reference Center is available in its own interface and offers many top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines including more than 436,000 full-text biographies and thousands of unique narrative biographies.

Consumer Health Complete  – EBSCO’s interface designed for the everyday consumer of health care information. CHC provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Consumers can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.

EBSCO Discovery Service– A single search box for direct access to full-text content available through AskRI databases.

ERIC – (Educational Resource Information Center) –Offers access to education literature and resources. Database contains more than 1,243,000 records and links to more than 224,000 full-text documents.

Funk and Wagnalls New Encyclopedia– Features over 25,000 informative segments of the encyclopedia, with alphabetically arranged articles, illustrations and maps. Updated annually.

GreenFile – Includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.

History Reference Center –World’s most comprehensive full-text history reference database, featuring full text for more than 2,400 reference books, encyclopedias and nonfiction books from leading history publishers. Also includes full text for more than 130 leading history periodicals, and contains more than 61,100 historical documents; more than 66,000 historical biographies; more than 110,200 photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video.

Library, Information Science Technology & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)– Contains information pertinent to library and information sciences, indexes more than 600 journals, and includes books, research reports and proceedings.

Literary Reference Center – Comprehensive database provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Full-text database of more than 35,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews; nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism; more than 252,000 author biographies; also includes over 693,000 book reviews, author interviews and information on classic and contemporary poems , short stories, classic texts and more.

MasterFILE Premier –Contains the full text for nearly 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also includes full text for nearly 500 reference books, 86,017 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an image collection of 341,655 photo, maps and flags.

MEDLINE – Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical science and much more. This resource uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

NoveList –Readers’ advisory tool provides access to information on 155,000 fiction titles and a wide range of feature content to enable library staff to serve fiction readers of all ages. Includes author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more.

Points of View –Contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

Video Tutorials

Introduction to EBSCOhost - Tutorial
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