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Searching for Videos on EBSCO Interfaces

Some databases include video clips. If videos are available with the database and the interface you are accessing supports video searching, they can be searched from the Video search screen.

To search for videos:

  1. Hover your pointer over Video under the More menu and select the video collection you would like to search.

    Note: Depending on the database or databases being searched, you may see one or more video collections available.

    video collections under more menu

  2. From the videos search screen, enter your search terms and select any limiters or expanders you want to apply.

    searching for videos

  3. Click Search. A Result List of videos is displayed.

    result list of videos

To play a video:

  1. Click a Video link displayed with a result. (28/56k for dial up users, 100k high-speed for broadband users.) The video player opens in a new pop-up window.

  2. To close the pop-up window, click the X in top right corner.

  3. To view the citation information, click either the thumbnail image or the hyperlinked video title.


  • Not all databases include videos.

  • Your Library Administrator decides whether videos will be available.