EBSCO - Academic Search Complete

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DBS Library Online Databases Series ACCESS: from the Search all resources option on the library website http://library.dbs.ie 13/14 Aungier Street | Dublin 2 | Phone: 01-417 7572 19/22 Dame Street | Dublin 2 | Phone 01-417 8745 Email: library@dbs.ie Advanced search screen ADVANCED SEARCH Specify the text that you are searching for and in which field (e.g. title, author, abstract, subject keywords, company name, etc.). As with basic search, Boolean operators and search restrictions can be used.

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  • Academic Source Complete (EBSCO)DBS LibraryOnline Databases Series

    Academic Source Complete (EBSCO)Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly and multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-textperiodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals.In addition to full text, it also offers access to indexes and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publicationsincluding monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.

    Dublin Business School Library http://library.dbs.ie

    13/14 Aungier Street | Dublin 2 | Phone: 01-417 757219/22 Dame Street | Dublin 2 | Phone 01-417 8745

    Email: library@dbs.ie

    Basic and advanced search optionsBASIC SEARCHEnter a term that you are searching for.Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) can be used to refinesearches. Searches can also be limited using criteria such aspublications with full-text availability, peer-reviewed journalsor by publication date.

    ADVANCED SEARCHSpecify the text that you are searching for and in which field (e.g.title, author, abstract, subject keywords, company name, etc.).As with basic search, Boolean operators and search restrictionscan be used.

    Advanced search screen

    Basic search screen

    Visual search

    Visual search screen

    If you chose to perform your search with theVisual Search option, you can then searchAcademic Source Complete and have your resultspresented in an interactive, visual map.

    You can change the style of the result list at anytime by selecting either block style or columnstyle from the display style menu.

    Accessing Academic Source Complete2. Via the Search electronic resources search tool on theLibrary websitea. Click on the Advanced Search iconb. Click on the databases button.c. Click on the link to Academic Search Complete on thedatabase list.

    1. Via your MyAthens accountYou can access your MyAthens account via the Library website e-Library page by clicking on the MyAthens icon or by going directlyon MyAthens website available at: https://auth.athensams.net

    Login screen on the Library e-Library page

  • Use the Subject Terms list

    Academic Search Complete Subject Terms gives you a list of authority terms, created and used specifically in the database. This meansthat if you use these exact terms the relevancy of your results could be highly increased.

    Dublin Business School Library http://library.dbs.ie

    13/14 Aungier Street | Dublin 2 | Phone: 01-417 757219/22 Dame Street | Dublin 2 | Phone 01-417 8745

    Email: library@dbs.ie

    TIP:

    Use the buttons at the top right corner of the screen to get more tips on EBSCO Academic Source Complete (access EBSCO online tutorials, create your own folder to save your searches and articles, change the display language, use the Text-To-Speech option, etc.

    Browse among cited references

    If you click the Cited References tab (1) you can search for references cited in articles.You can also use the Cited References (2) hyperlink on a result, and the Cited References Screen (3) then gives you a list of all thearticles that cited your original article.

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    Example: if your search is on abandoned cities, in Academic Search Complete you should use the authority term extinct cities