EBSCO

Product Highlights

EBSCO offers a variety of databases covering a wide range of disciplines on its EBSCOhost® platform. Features of EBSCOhost include:

  • More than 375 full text and secondary databases are available via EBSCOhost®.
  • Customizable and powerful search system and interface.
  • Customizable, bi-directional linking.
  • Results List features include: source types for narrowing results, popular limiters to refine results, instant citation preview icon, date slider bar for result refinement, and a Related Images Section.
  • Image Quick View adds pertinent thumbnail images such as charts, photos, maps, and illustrations, from over 3,300 journals, to Result List items.
  • Searchable cited references allow users to locate additional information related to an article of interest.
  • Personalized accounts created by using My EBSCOhost allow users to save individual search results, search histories, persistent links to searches, Search Alerts, Journal Alerts, and webpages created using Page Composer, across multiple sessions, for use in future sessions.

Please see the following links for more information about EBSCO databases for specific library audiences:

Trials

A trial can be activated at any time and is normally valid for 30 days. To activate a trial, please complete and submit the following form.

EBSCO Trial Form
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Minitex Pricing

Please contact Minitex for a price quote.

License Agreements (Terms & Conditions)

The EBSCO agreement is standard for all of their products and does not require a signature. A copy is available here for your review and for those institutions that would like a copy for their files.

How to Order or Renew

To order or renew, please contact Minitex.

Technical Support

Technical Support:

Statistics

You can access statistical reports, via EBSCOadmin, in the following way:

The Reports Menu Screen allows you to select from a variety of reports that are available to you. Selecting any one of these will bring you to a screen with options for you to select. In most cases you will need to select the fields you would like to include in your report, the field you wish to sort by and a date range. You will have the option to view the report on-screen and print it, or to email a delimited file to yourself.

Alert icon. Note: Additional information about running reports is also available in EBSCOadmin help.

Contact Information

Minitex Contact

Cooperative Purchasing & Electronic Resources Services (CPERS)
Minitex
15 Andersen Library
222 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0439
Toll Free: 800-462-5348
Phone: 612-624-4002
Fax: 612-625-3569
Email: cpers@minitex.umn.edu

Vendor Contacts

Public Library and K-12

Alexandra Pappalimberis
Account Executive
EBSCO Information Services
Toll Free: 800-653-2726 ext. 3563
Email: apappalimberis@ebsco.com

Academic Libraries

Kyle Ginley
Academic Account Executive
EBSCO Information Services
Toll Free: 800-653-2726 ext. 2446
Email: kginley@ebsco.com

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