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Image Quick View - Frequently Asked Questions

The Image Quick View feature provides the ability to view thumbnails of the images in an article right from the EBSCOhost Result List, Citation View, or the Folder. There are two ways you can search for articles featuring Image Quick View results.

Q. How do I use Image Quick View on EBSCOhost?

EBSCOhost's Image Quick View feature provides the ability to view thumbnails of the images in an article right from the Result List, Citation View, or the Folder. You can gain quick context and easier access even before you open the Full Text. Over one million additional images are now available, including charts, photos, maps and illustrations.

To enable Image Quick View on EBSCOhost: 

  1. Click the Page Options drop-down menu above the Result List.

  2. Click On under Image QuickView in the Page Options menu.

When applicable, thumbnail images now appear in your result list with articles that contain images.

Notes:

  • The Image QuickView setting is also available from the Preferences screen.

  • Image Quick View is only available on EBSCOhost, EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), and the Business Searching Interface.

  • Your library administrator decides whether Image Quick View will be available.

Q. Can I limit my EBSCOhost search results to articles that have Image Quick View available?

EBSCOhost includes two Image Quick View limiters in databases that have Image Quick View available.

  • Image Quick View - The Image Quick View limiter will limit your searches to results that contain Image Quick View results.

  • Image Quick View Types - The Image Quick View Types limiter will limit your searches to results that contain specific types of Image Quick View results including: Black & White Photograph, Chart, Color Photograph, Diagram, Graph, Illustration, and Map.

Q. Is there a separate Image Quick View Collection for each database?

No. The Image Quick View Collection is built based on the entire collection of databases in the EBSCOhost user group the customer is accessing.

Q. How do I enable Image Quick View in EBSCOadmin?

Image Quick View is available in the Viewing Results sub-tab in EBSCOadmin. The library administrator decides whether Image Quick View will be enabled in EBSCOhost or the Business Searching Interface

To enable Image Quick View in EBSCOadmin:

  1. Log in to EBSCOadmin at http://eadmin.ebscohost.com/.

  2. Click the Customize Services tab, then click the Viewing Results sub-tab.

  3. Scroll down to the Image Quick View parameter, and set to On.

  4. Click Submit.

Note: The user enables Image Quick View for the session on EBSCOhost from the preferences screen.