Searching in the databases can be tricky, especially since they are all slightly different. Here are some basic tips to get you started:
Maximize your search results by searching multiple databases at once.
Limit your search results to full text articles
Try an Advanced Search to combine different search terms and keywords
Sometimes when you're searching the databases you don't have time to open up every article, determine if it's relevant to your research, and then save, email, or print it out. In those times, the Folder feature can come in handy. Here's how it works:
At the top right of the page, you will see a Folder link. When you've saved documents to your folder, the picture will change to a page inside an open folder. Click on the folder to see everything you've saved:
Your folder contents look like this:
You must do something with the articles in the folder before you close out of the browser or switch databases! Your folder will NOT be saved until your next session. You should either email, print, or save the articles, or create a free account with MyEBSCOHost.
If you would like to create a free account with MyEBSCOHost in order to save your folder contents for your next session, use the Sign In link next to the folder and follow the directions to create a free account.
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