EBSCOhost provides users with two styles of Advanced Search Screen for seasoned researchers: Advanced, Single Find Field and Advanced, Guided Style (shown here).
EBSCOhost users can view their Result List in four different display formats.
  • Standard - The Standard Result List item format is essentially the brief format plus 195 characters of the abstract and a preview hover.
  • Title only - The Title Result List item format displays the title only with no abstract or citation information.
  • Brief - The Brief Result List item format displays the title and citation information but without any of the abstract.
  • Detailed - The Detailed Result List item format displays the full abstract for each result list item.
EBSCOhost users can create a personalized folder in which to collect and store information across search sessions. Items saved in the personal My EBSCOhost folder remain there until the user removes them. The folder cannot be accessed by anyone other than the user who created it.
The EBSCOhost Content Viewer is a powerful tool that allows users to view full text content in the Historical Digital Archives databases using a wide variety of features, while maintaining the personalization functionality of EBSCOhost.
The Business Searching Interface (BSI) Advanced Search option is EBSCO's highly-focused interface created especially for the experienced business researcher. BSI provides an easy way to both browse and search for country economic data, company profiles, industry information and market research.
Search results in the Business Searching Interface (BSI) demonstrate how the user interface takes full advantage of all of the diverse content available in Business Source Premier, Business Source Premier: Alumni Edition, Business Source Corporate, Business Source Corporate Plus and Business Source Complete, the definitive research tools for business journals and other sources.
The English Language Learner (ELL) Reference Center is a multi-purpose online information resource designed especially for secondary and young adult English language learners (ELLs) in school and public libraries. ELL students can gain a solid understanding of core topics and then continue research through hand-selected links to additional content in the product.
Nursing Reference Center (NRC) provides a user-friendly point-of-care resource intended for staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, nurse faculty, and hospital librarians. It delivers the best available and most recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases via a nursing-specific graphical interface.
The Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a highly graphical interface intended for public, academic, and high school libraries. The primary goal of LRC is to assist high school and undergraduate English and Humanities students with homework and research assignments of a literary nature.
Searchasaurus is a fun, kid-friendly, easy-to-use interface.  The Searchasaurus home page lets you look for information using a keyword ,or you can browse for information by topic.
The Student Research Center (SRC) is EBSCO's interface designed for students in grades 6 through 12. SRC provides students in secondary schools with the most appropriate research tools to easily obtain the information that they need from their EBSCO databases.
The Science Reference Center interface encourages users to search by category in addition to keyword searching, view science experiments, images and videos and to browse popular books by chapter.
The unique History Reference Center interface encourages users to search United States or world history timelines, or search by keyword, as well as to browse books by chapter and view historical images.
The Rehabilitation Reference Center (RRC) interface provides access to information about Diseases & Conditions, Drug Information, Patient Education, Exercise Images and Practice Resources. User can also conduct a Basic Search, review Health News, learn about Key Features, or Search Custom Services configured by your library administrator.
The Patient Education Reference Center (PERC) interface provides access to Diseases & Conditions, Procedures & Lab Tests, Discharge Instructions and Drug Information. User can conduct a Basic Search, review Health News, learn about PERC Key Features, or Search Custom Services configured by the library administrator.
The EBSCOhost® User Experience

EBSCOhost® is the world's most-used reference resource.  It is a customizable, intuitive search experience that caters to user needs and preferences at every level of research, with more than 375 full-text and secondary databases available.

  • EBSCOhost provides Basic and Advanced Search Screens to accommodate both novice and experienced researchers. The Guided Style Advanced Search Screen assists users in creating more targeted searches with more sophisticated limiters.
  • EBSCOhost enables seamless connectivity with linking to and from a variety of resources, which can be set up by library administrators. 
  • The Digital Archives Viewer provides an exciting content format with a wide range of features and functionality of interest to all types of users. For more information about its many features, visit the Digital Archives Viewer web page.
  • Multilanguage searching enables users to search in any Latin-based language as well as Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Greek, Cyrillic, Hebrew and Arabic. The EBSCOhost interface has been localized into 25 non-English languages, with more in development, providing non-English speaking users with an easier, more intuitive search experience.
  • My EBSCOhost provides users with a password-protected storage option. Once a personalized folder account (My EBSCOhost) has been created, users can save individual search results, search histories, persistent links to searches, Search Alerts, Journal Alerts and web pages created using Page Composer, across multiple sessions, for use in future sessions. EBSCO's My EBSCOhost folder functionality allows users to sort and efficiently manage results within multiple, customizable folders.
  • Search Alerts save time by enabling users to create automatic email deliveries to designated recipients of new results for their most recently conducted searches.
  • Journal Alerts provide automatic email notification whenever a new issue of the designated journal has been added to a specified database.
  • EBSCO's One-Step RSS Feed Alerts allow users who wish to receive updated EBSCOhost search results on a newsreader or web page to instantly capture a syndicated RSS feed URL whenever they conduct a search in EBSCOhost.
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