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What is included in EBSCO Discovery Service?

EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) is a cost-effective search tool that connects patrons to all of your e-resources, including databases, e-books and magazines through a single search box.

Does EBSCO provide their content to libraries for free?

EBSCO provides free research databases covering a variety of subjects for students, researchers and librarians. A complimentary research database for teachers, Teacher Reference Center (TRC) provides indexing and abstracts for more than 230 peer-reviewed journals.

What is a library discovery service?

A discovery service is an online tool that enables libraries to search seamlessly across a wide range of content. Discovery services provide our customers with another method for discovering our content.

How do I check my EBSCO Discovery Service?

To search EBSCO Discovery Service:

  1. On the Basic Search Screen, enter your search terms in the Find field.
  2. If desired, select to restrict your results to a Title search or an Author search using the drop-down menu beside the Find field.

What is ebsco library?

EBSCO is the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, e-books and discovery service to libraries of all kinds. For more than 70 years, we’ve partnered with libraries to improve research with quality content and technology.

What is the name of a library database?

To see a complete list of databases, use the Database Library. Ask a Librarian for further assistance….Top 10 Databases.

Database Name Subject Area
Google Scholar General (Multidisciplinary) (More info…)
JSTOR General (Multidisciplinary) (More info…)
Nexis Uni News (More info…)
PsycINFO Psychology (More info…)

What are library discovery tools?


  • Single search box.
  • Consolidated index of bibliographic metadata from many sources.
  • Fast, single set of results tailored to a library’s collections.
  • Facets for easy search refinement by subject, author, type of material, and more.
  • Recommendations.

Who uses BiblioCommons?

As of April 2014, BiblioCommons has been adopted by over 200 libraries in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States, and has over 10 million registered BiblioCommons users.

Which are the interfaces of discovery services?

They consist of three major parts: the index, the link resolver, and the search interface. Summon is a discovery service developed by ProQuest and now managed and supported by Ex Libris (since their merger).

Are all Ebsco databases the same?

All EBSCO databases use the same interface or platform, so they look the same but search different collections of information. Look at the top of the page to see the name of the EBSCO database you are searching.

How does EBSCO Discovery service work for libraries?

Connect your patrons to all your library’s online resources anytime, anywhere with EBSCO Discovery Service. Through a single search, patrons can discover and access e-books, magazines, full-text articles and everything else your library as to offer, making the most of your investments. Request a demo Watch video

How does OpenAthens work with EBSCO Discovery Service?

OpenAthens integrates with EBSCO Discovery Service and Stacks. Your library has rich collections including e-books, magazines and other digital content. Help users easily find all of it with one universal search box. Easy-to-use and navigate, EBSCO Discovery Service integrates with your choice of library system and front-end interface.

Who is the leading discovery service provider for libraries?

EBSCO is the leading discovery service provider for libraries with thousands of discovery customers worldwide. See what our customers have achieved with EDS. Bring together your catalog, databases, e-books, magazines and other digital resources into one interface.