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Doctor of Education (EdD) Program Guide

Individual Accounts in EBSCO Databases

Why should you create an account in EBSCO?

  • Save  your searches and folder items! 
    • Searches are normally deleted at the end of a browser session.
    • With an account, you can save for the long-term!         
  • Create multiple folders to help you organize your research or share your folders with colleagues!
  • Set up alerts (great for long-term research projects). 
    • Get notified when a new article matches your search terms!

Creating an EBSCO Account

Click the "Sign In" link at the top ot the EBSCO page.


You may sign in with a Google account or click on"Create one now".


Once you are logged into your EBSCOhost Account


  1. Save items to your folder by using the checkbox next to the title.
  2. View your search history to set up automatic alerts or save your search terms for later.
  3. View and share your folders by clicking on the folder icon at the top of the page.

To create an alert in EBSCO 


  1. Click on "Search History" (in the background).
  2. Click on the RSS feed icon for the search you want to create the alert for (also in the background).
  3. Fill out the form and click on "Save Alert".
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