EBSCO Information Services  è un fornitore leader a livello mondiale dei database di ricerca, Discovery Service, eBook, riviste accademiche. E’ leader nella fornitura di servizi per gli e-journal, e-package di riviste, e-book e abbonamenti cartacei, strumenti per la gestione delle risorse elettroniche, banche dati in full text e bibliografiche. La combinazione della tecnologia di scoperta di EBSCO, la raccolta di contenuti a testo integrale e indici di fascia alta di settore permette un’eccellente esperienza di ricerca per l’utenza che ne fruisce.

Il servizio è raggiungibile, gratuitamente, dall’interno del campus di Mestre e di Verona, sia con i PC fissi che con i propri notebook o altri dispositivi collegati tramite wifi.

L’accesso avviene al seguente link: search.ebscohost.com.

È possibile crearsi un account per personalizzare le ricerche ed avere, all’interno di Ebsco, una propria cartella in cui salvare i pdf full text  o gli html delle ricerche effettuate.

Lo IUSVE ha attivato il canone di abbonamento annuale per i quattro settori di interesse di seguito indicati.

COMMUNICATION & MASS MEDIA COMPLETE
provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. CMMC offers cover-to-cover (“core”) indexing and abstracts for more than 570 journals, and selected (“priority”) coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 770 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 450 journals.

EDUCATION SOURCE
designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. The collection provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,850 academic periodicals and includes full text for more than 1,800 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Coverage in Education Source spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.

PSYCHOLOGY AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES COLLECTION
a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.

SOCINDEX WITH FULL TEXT
the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 2.1 million records with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for more than 860 journals dating back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 830 books and monographs, and full text for over 16,800 conference papers.