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How to Use EBSCO Academic Search Complete

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

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EBSCO

EBSCOhost has a great citation tool you can use to cite your articles. Here's how:

  1. Perform a search in any EBSCOhost database.
  2. Click on the title of any article or eBook from your list that you want to cite.
  3. Click on the Cite icon on the right side of the item page:
  4. Citation Format will appear above the article or eBook cited in multiple formats. APA style is the second listed.
  5. Copy the citation and paste into your references page.

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Change It Tips

  1. After pasting the citation in your paper, create a hanging indent. (follow this link to see how).
  2. Make it double spaced (follow this link to see how).
  3. Change the font to match the font of your paper.

 

Articles Should Look Like

Gunningham, N. (2019). Averting Climate Catastrophe: Environmental

Activism, Extinction Rebellion and coalitions of Influence. 

King’s Law Journal, 30(2), 194–202.

https://doi.org/10.1080/09615768.2019.1645424


eBooks Should Look Like

Arnold, J. R. (2020). Whistleblowers, Leakers, and Their Networks :

From Snowden to Samizdat. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

MLA

EBSCOhost has a great citation tool you can use to cite your articles. Here's how:

  1. Click on the title of any article or eBook from your list that you want to cite.
  2. Click on the Cite icon on the right side of the item page.
  3. Citation Format will appear above the article or eBook cited in multiple formats. MLA style is the second to last listed.
  4. Copy the citation and paste into your works cited page.

Cite EBSCO MLA

 

Change It Tips

  1. After pasting the citation in your paper, create a hanging indent. (follow this link to see how).
  2. Make it double spaced (follow this link to see how).
  3. Change the font to Times New Roman 12.


It Should Look Like

Kaye, Barbara K. and Thomas J. Johnson. "Across the

Great Divide: How Partisanship and Perceptions

of Media Bias Influence Changes in Time Spent

with Media." Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic

Media, vol. 60, no. 4, Dec. 2016, pp. 604-623.

EBSCOhost, doi:10.1080/08838151.2016.1234477.