Library Databases Have a New Look

July 21, 2008 at 3:43 pm | Posted in databases, e-journals | Comments Off on Library Databases Have a New Look

You may have noticed that many of your favorite databases are looking different these days.  No, the summer heat isn’t playing tricks with your mind.  EBSCO, the platform that hosts popular databases such as Academic Search Premier, Inspec and Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals, has unveiled a new design.  The new interface, known as EBSCO 2.0, provides enhanced searching features and a more user-friendly design.  The following databases have the new EBSCO 2.0 interface:

Academic Search Premier
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
Biological Abstracts
Business Source Premier
Communication & Mass Media Complete
EBSCO Animals
EconLit
ERIC
Food Sceince and Technology Abstracts (FSTA)
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
GreenFILE
Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI)
Health Source – Consumer Edition
Health Source – Nursing/Academic Edition
Inspec
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
MAS Ultra
Mental Measurements Yearbook
Military & Government Collection
Newspaper Source
Philosopher’s Index
Primary Search
Professional Development Collection
PsycARTICLES
PsycEXTRA
PsycINFO
Regional Business News
Teacher Reference Service

Have questions on new features or searching any of these databases?   Librarians are available to assist you.  Stop by the reference desk on the upper level of Galvin to get personalized research help.  If you can’t make it in, you may phone, IM or email librarians from the convenience of your home or office.  See the Ask a Librarian page for contact information.

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