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How to Use EBSCOhost databases - Resource Guide: Searching

Stafford Library subscribes to multiple EBSCOhost databases. This guide will help you use them more effectively.

EBSCOhost Searching

Using EBSCOhost databases

You can view these tutorials to help you create searches in the EBSCOhost databases by clicking on the tabs above the video.

  • The Basic search shows you how to do a keyword search and filter your results.
  • The Advanced search shows you how to search by author, title, subject,etc. It also shows you how to filter and view results. The tools and folders are also explained.
  • Subject or Thesaurus searching will give you terms that are broader, narrower, or related. This is useful when you are exploring a topic and creating a research question.