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19.5.2008
EBSCO - new interface

EBSCO – new interface

EBSCOhost will update its EBSCOhost platform from July 2008. Since the last update of the EBSCOhost platform in 2002, a series of technological enhancements came into existence. Many of the enhancements have been incorporated into the new EBSCOhost 2.0 platform.

Main enhancements overview:  

  • More transparent and simple user interface

  • Thematic image available next to the search results list 

  • Easy and quick access to an article abstract (an icon beside the title)  

  • Extension/reduction of side panels option with limiters

  • Search history which appears above the results list  

  • SmartText search – enables search on the basis of analysis of key words contained in the continuous text copied into the search field

  • Multi-database access to Authority files

  • Bookmarkable URLs links

  • Easy and modernized citation process for all bibliographic styles 

  • NewsBank results integration (if it is subscribed by your library) into EBSCOhost

Information on the EBSCOhost 2.0 platform is available in Flash Demo form or PowerPoint presentation at: http://www.ebscohost.com/thisTopic.php?marketID=1&topicID=969 If you want to view the Flash Demo for EBSCOhost 2.0 platform, please click  http://www.ebscohost.com/flashViewer2.php?marketID=1&topicID=981  If you want to view the presentation in PowerPoint relating to the EBSCOhost 2.0 platform, please click  http://www.ebscohost.com/special/temp02-08/interface.ppt?marketID=1  For more information on the new EBSCOhost 2.0 platform see the EBSCOhost 2.0 Support Center at EBSCO Support Site http://support.epnet.com/ebscohost2/. You can find there many FAQs, information brochures, user guides, and you can enroll for online training.   Information on the new EBSCOhost 2.0 platform is also available in Czech language at:http://support.epnet.com/training/lang/cs/cs.php