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How to Use the Library Databases

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete offers an enormous collection of full-text journals, providing users access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. In addition, it includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities. Scholarly content covers a broad range of important areas of academic study, including anthropology, engineering, law, sciences and more.
Nearly 6,600 active full-text journals and magazines.
Nearly 6,000 active full-text peer-reviewed journals.
More than 4,000 active full-text peer-reviewed journals with no embargo.
Nearly 4,000 active full-text journals indexed in Web of Science or Scopus.

There are many other EBSCOhost databases, and can all be searched in a similar manner.


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EBSCOhost Tutorial

Introduction to Searching in EBSCO

Creating a Basic Search Tutorial

Citations in EBSCOHost Databases

When citing in Academic Search Complete or another EBSCOhost database, look for the "Tools" bar (usually on the right-hand side).

cite location


After clicking "Cite", you'll see a list similar to the one below. Be sure to select the citation style you will need. You may either copy and paste the citation into your works cited/reference list or you may export it RefWorks.

citing selection


We always recommend double-checking auto-generated citations, as sometimes they are incorrect or improperly formatted.