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Database Help: EBSCOhost

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What's on this EBSCOhost page?

EBSCOhost is not a database - it is the name of the search interface. This page identifies and groups the EBSCOhost Databases so you can use them more efficiently. Learn how to find a particular resource again by using Permalinks in EBSCOhost databases. Go to the Text to Speech box on the Accessibility page to learn about this feature.

EBSCOhost Databases

There are many databases that use the EBSCOhost search interface. You can search one or multiple databases through the same search box. Use the EBSCOhost Database Collection to select specific databases.

To help you choose the databases to search there are three groups of EBSCO databases below. Within each group the databases are alphabetical by title. The database groups are Medical, Miscellaneous, and OmniFile.  

Medical databases

Miscellaneous databases

OmniFile databases

The database OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson) is a general interest database that cover many topics.

The other databases with H.W. Wilson in the title are subsets of OmniFile, which means if you searched OmniFile then you have searched Education Full-Text.

The following is a complete list of the databases that are included in OmniFile:

Permalinks in EBSCOhost databases

When you have select an article or book from a list of search results a list of tools appear. Among these tools are Cite and Permalinks.

The Permalink tool provides a permanent link to the selected article. This link is different than the one in your browser search bar. The search bar link is temporary and will not get you back to the article or book.

The MLA 8 citation generated with the Cite tool includes the permalink.

About this EBSCOhost page

This page offers easy access to databases using the  EBSCOhost interface and provides a few tips about using these resources effectively. It is not intended to be a comprehensive guide to the databases; it simply assists Vol State users with common questions. Use the "Help" link in for additional help.