Thursday, 28 April 2016

Are you having trouble accessing EBSCO databases off-campus?

Some library users have reported issues accessing any EBSCO databases off-campus. The main Aungier St. databases affected are Business Source Complete, Communication and Mass Media Complete and Academic Search Complete. Our system librarians are currently working to resolve the issue.

In the meantime the following workaround should work for you. If you continue to experience difficulty or need any assistance please contact the library directly on 01 402 3068 or via our Ask-a-Librarian service.

Step 1: 

Select any journal title that is available in the particular database you want to access. You can use the following examples:

Business Source Complete -Harvard Business Review

Communication and Mass Media Complete - Journal of Communication

Academic Source Complete - FADER

Step 2:

Go to the ejournals portal and type the journal title into the search box and hit the search tab

Step 3:

Click the database link

Step 4:

Enter your Student/Staff Number and MyLibrary PIN to login

Step 5:

Once you are in the database click the new search tab. You should be able to carry out a search as normal.