Guide to Searching All EBSCOHost Databases

Go to the Library Home Page.
Mouse over 'Find Resources' & Click on Articles & Journals.
Click on the letter that corresponds to the first letter in the name of the database that you would like to search.
Click on the title of that database to access it. EBSCOHost databases, including Academic Search Elite, Business Source Elite, CINAHL, Heath Source Academic, MLA and PsycINFO.

To access the database from on or off campus, click on its title. The database will open in a new window.
Those who are on campus will go directly to the database. Those who are off campus will be prompted to enter their CIT-issued username and password.

Type your terms in the text boxes.
If you want only scholarly journals, check the Peer Reviewed box (not available on all EBSCOHost databases or when doing a search across two or more databases).
Click on the Search button.

You will see a list of results that you will need to review for their relevance to your search.

To find out how to get an article, you must look for holdings information located just below each article description.
To find this information, click on this image:

You will find out what holdings Reeves has in print and online for journal you want. If the article is in print, it is located on the bottom floor of the library. If Reeves has no holdings for the journal you need, you can click on the Interlibrary Loan link (under services), which will take you to an online form. Fill out the form to request the article, and you will get a call when the article arrives at Reeves.

If the article is available in full text, you may also see links under the article description to PDF Full Text or HTML Full Text. Click on the link to full text, and you will get the full text of the article online. Note: to print PDFs, you must use the printer icon within the PDF screen, NOT the browser's printer icon, which will print blank pages.

To print the descriptions of useful articles:

Click on the Add to folder icon beneath each citation. When you have checked all the article citations you want, scroll to the top of your search screen and click on the Folder link.

Select the item(s) you want to print.
Click on the Print button.
Click on the Print button on the next screen.
Click on the browser’s Print button.

To email the records to yourself, click on the Email button and follow instructions.


For information about citing full-text articles found on online periodical databases for your works cited page: Go to the Library Home Page and click on Citing Sources. Choose the first link to Research and Documentation Online.

The librarians are available to assist you in searching EBSCOhost databases. Call (610) 861-1543, IM at AOL screenname: mocoLibrarian, or visit at the reference desk in the library. Hours of availability are:

Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
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