Webinar – Ebsco database search techniques: academic journals and e-books

What are the methods of accessing reliable academic resources in a time of large amounts of information? How can literature research be conducted effectively?

The School of Engineering Management has secured access to Ebsco databases of scientific sources and invites you to a webinar where you will get answers to these questions.

The main topics are:
* Search via basic and advanced questionnaire,
* Targeted research with filters in order to obtain the most relevant information (date of publication, subject, place, issue, etc.),
* Top content of the world’s largest publishers,
* Download, print or save articles with full text,
* Usage data for thousands of e-books (online and offline),
* Automated bibliography and integration with bibliographic management programs (EndNote, ProCite, etc.),
* Personal folders,
* Creating alerts
* and much more…

The lecture will be held on July 9, 2020, from 11:00 to 12:00, in English.

The webinar will be led by Karolina Podloucká, Customer Engagement Manager, EBSCO Information Services.

Access is via the link 5-10 minutes before the start. The link can be obtained from the Library.

Registered students and professors will receive data for remote access to the Ebsco database (from home) during the summer period, from July 9 to August 31, 2020.

EBSCO is a leading supplier of databases for scientific research. It has been cooperating with libraries for more than 70 years, in order to improve the access and search services of electronic sources with quality content and technology.

Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scientific, multidisciplinary, full-text database, with more than 8,500 periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and summaries for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database also contains PDF content dating back to 1887, and most of the texts are in the original, searchable PDF format. Requested references are available for more than 1400 journals.

The eBook Academic Collection book database contains a large selection of multidisciplinary e-book titles that represent a wide range of academic material and is a powerful addition to any academic collection. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that users will have access to information relevant to their research needs.