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How to Use the EBSCO databases

(Only available to Greenland Residents)

                 1. Get a User ID and password from the library.

                 2. Go to the library Web page and click on “Reference Help”

                 3. Click on the symbol.

                 4. Put in your User ID and password and click on [Login].

                 5. Choose a service:

  General magazines, many in full text, searchable by keywords.

  Great for kids through middle school, includes an encyclopedia, dictionary, selected magazines for research projects, and an animal encyclopedia.

  Everything the fiction reader needs to find new authors, find out about old favorites, or choose the next book to read.

  Search current information by broad topics.

                 6. Choosing a database in EBSCO HOST under Adult Services Resources, Children's/YA Resources, Children's Resources, All EBSCO Resource and EBSCOhost Text Only:  

Click on a box or boxes to select or de-select a database(s) to search. You can choose as many as you want. The general magazine index is called “MasterFILE Premier”. For scholarly journals, choose “Academic Search Elite”.

Then click on [Continue].

Congratulations, you are in. If you need help getting into the databases, or using them come to the library for a quick run-through.



Last Edited:  January 18, 2013             Email us at weekspl@comcast.net