• Databases,  Literature,  Web Resources

    Recreational Reading: Spotlight on EBSCO NoveList

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian Are you looking for a great recreational read over the break but have already devoured everything by your favorite author?  Would you like to find books of a similar nature written by different authors?  If so, try searching NoveList through EBSCO and you may discover new favorites. 1) Click HERE to visit Ohrstrom Library’s website and select EBSCO from the database menu. 2) Then select NoveList (over to the right, see below). This database will allow you to find author “read-alikes” specific to your subject criteria. 3) Conduct a search of your favorite author. 4) Select a title retrieved from your search.  Then, click on…

  • Databases,  Library News,  Library Tech,  Web Resources

    New Embedded Search Box is EBSCO-licious!

    Lisa Laughy -Archives Assistant The Ohrstrom Library Database web page now has a new search box for the EBSCOHost suite of databases.  The new embedded search box allows users to start searching EBSCO’s sixteen databases right from the library website without the need to navigate through the EBSCO launch and database selection screens.  The new embedded search box provides seamless access to EBSCOHost’s thousands of resources including: magazines journals newspapers selected reference material Once your search is executed you can access advanced search options including selecting specific databases to focus your search results.  EBSCOHost database searches are faster and more direct thanks to the new embedded search box.  Try a…