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Ebsco databases

Known Problems: Geo-authentication is proving a challenge. If it asks for a username and password, try these things:

1. Apply the “cookie killer:”

‘The Cookie Killer’… http://search.ebscohost.com/testauth.aspx  

….and here is a screencast of what you will see before using the link and what you should see after using it.

https://www.screencast.com/t/O5ZkkQ88K6T.

2. Failing that, here is a generic

  • username: valib
  • password: va@lib1

What is Explora?
Ebsco databases are organized into three categories for audience appropriate content. “Explora” is the google-esque interface deployed by Ebsco for searching.

Explora Public Libraries searches

  • EBSCO Master File Complete
  • EBSCO ReadIt!
  • Newspaper Source
  • Ebsco eBooks
  • Cricket Media

Explora High School searches

  • EBSCO Master File Complete
  • EBSCO ReadIt!
  • Newspaper Source
  • Ebsco eBooks High School and History Collections
  • Cricket Media

Explora Middle School searches

  • EBSCO ReadIt!
  • Newspaper Source
  • Ebsco eBooks K-8 Collection
  • Cricket Media

Explora Primary School searchers

  • EBSCO ReadIt!
  • Ebsco eBooks K-8 Collection
  • Cricket Media

Direct links are here:

Explora Public Libraries:
https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=geo,ip,uid&custid=ns004890&geocustid=ns004890&profile=ehpl&groupid=main

Explora High School:
https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,geo,cpid&geocustid=ns004890&custid=ns004890&profile=src_ic&groupid=main

Explora Middle School:
https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=geo,ip,uid&custid=ns004890&geocustid=ns004890&profile=exmid&groupid=main

Explora Primary:
https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=geo,ip,uid&custid=ns004890&geocustid=ns004890&profile=exppr&groupid=main

MasterFILE Complete:
https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,geo,cpid&geocustid=ns004890&custid=ns004890&profile=ehost1&defaultdb=f6h&groupid=main

Read It!
https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,geo,cpid&geocustid=ns004890&custid=ns004890&profile=ell&groupid=main

Cricket Media:
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,geo,cpid&custid=ns004890&geocustid=ns004890&profile=ebooks&defaultdb=e863mww

 

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