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Browsing Indexes in EBSCO Interfaces

Index Browsing allows users to browse a list of content for certain indexed fields in a database, then launch a search in the database.

To search by Index fields:

  1. Click the More link at the top of the EBSCO interface screen.

  2. Click the Indexes link. If you are searching multiple databases, several Indexes may be available. They will appear in the drop-down list.

    indexes drop-down list

  3. Select the Index that you want to search. The Index Search Screen appears. 

  4. Select a field from the drop-down list, for example: Author.

  5. Enter your search term in the Browse for field, for example: Updike.

  6. Click Browse to list your search results in alphabetical order, beginning with your selected term.

    list of index terms

  7. Mark the check box next to the term you want to select. Repeat steps 4 to 6 to add more items to the Browse for field.

  8. Click Search to view your results.