On July 29th, Nancy Grimaldi and Jim Kropelin from EBSCO provided a first hand look at the newly released EBSCOhost 2.0 Interface with a live demo session. The biggest change is the look and feel (layout), which as Jim described, has become Google-ized and way more customizable.
With the new EBSCOhost 2.0 Interface you can:
- Drag and drop articles into folders and quickly view them without having to click on a link to the specific item using Visual Search.
- Enable Image Quick View in your Preferences, which digs deep for available images from inside the articles, including charts, photos, maps and illustrations.
- Create a search box widget for your library’s webpage, which can be customized to search specific databases, full-text and more. Here’s an example (click on icon to link to directions on how to create the widget):
If you missed out on this live demo session, be sure to visit the online EBSCOhost 2.0 Support Center, which provided training guides, webinar information and additional resources including: