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Wintec Library Learning Videos - EBSCOhost!


 Searching the EBSCOhost database

EBSCOhost is great for searches about communication, education, general interest, health, humanities, nursing, NZ information, psychology, sciences, social sciences, technology, and tourism.

How to Search

1. Get to EBSCOhost by clicking the link above or going to the Library website and clicking the Databases page and then EBSCOhost.

2. Click the yellow Continue button to get to the EBSCOhost search page.

3. On the search page, make sure to check the Full Text and Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals boxes. This means you will get the best articles for your study, and be able to see the full text of the articles you find.

4. Use the search bars to type in your keywords!

5. Remember that and the drop-down menu of AND, OR, and NOT can help you change your search.

6. Happy searching! Use the PDF Full Text link to read an article.


  • Use quotation marks " " around phrases like "cultural shock".
  • Use the drop-down menu of AND, OR and NOT to help you change your search.
  • Mix up your keywords, try new ones, use a thesaurus or read through Wikipedia to come up with similar and related words, and keep trying!
  • Use the date range bar to change the dates of the results you see.


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