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Guide to using EBSCOhost databases

Searching EBSCOhost databases

In any EBSCOhost database, choose from the options below the search box to begin your search:

Basic Search

  • The Basic Search screen allows you to conduct a quick search using limiters, expanders and Boolean operators like AND and OR (see the explanations to the right of this screen).

Advanced Search

  • To create a more complex search, you can use the Advanced Search screen. This screen offers additional tools, such as the option to search using a thesaurus. This is the default search screen at UCL.

Creating a basic search: EBSCOhost tutorial

This video provides an introduction to using the EBSCOhost Basic Search (2 mins 13 secs).