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How to Use Academic Search Complete

Get the basics, how to cite, how to link to articles and more.



EasyBib helps you generate citations and create bibliographies in all our top citation styles, including ACS, APA, Chicago, GSA, MLA 7, MLA 8 and more! COM students can get free access to EasyBib using the COM Library code and creating a free account. Once you are signed in you can get EasyBib to:

  • Save your sources Automatically
  • Generate citations for our sources
  • Automatically convert from one citation style to another
  • Automatically generate your bibliography, works cited or references page
  • Automatically generate your title page in APA, Chicago/Turabian and MLA styles
  • Automatically generate a parenthetical (in text) citation for APA and MLA styles.

Help from EasyBib

1. Export from EBSCO

Tip Login in EasyBib First!

If you open a new tab in your browser and login in EasyBib before you export from a database, the citation will automatically launch in EasyBib. Much easier! 

These examples are from Academic Search Complete, but the steps are the same in EBSCOhost article and eBook databases.

Start off on your article or eBook page to export your citation to EasyBib. Here's how:

2. Import to EasyBib

If you are already logged into EasyBib the citation will automaticaly launch in EasyBib. 

3. Review Your Citation

After you select import your citation will appear on your bibliography list. You should review your citation. By default it will be formatted into the last citation style that you used, but you can change it into any style by using the tabs above or the More pull down menu.