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Conversation Starters Webinar - Let's Talk about EBSCO Discovery Service

FREE - Join us for a conversation about EBSCO Discovery Service. This conversation is for EDS users, newcomers, and the curious. Don't know what EDS is? EDS offers a fast, streamlined search through a single search box.

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
10:00 AM
Where: Online
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United States
Contact: 513-751-4422

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Conversation Starter: Let's Talk about EBSCO Discovery Service

February 22, 2017 @ 10 AM EST


Join us for a conversation on EBSCO Discovery Service. We will start with short presentations from our conversation leaders, who will share their tips and tricks for implementing and customizing EBSCO Discovery Service, followed by a group discussion.


If you are an EDS subscriber, thinking about implementing EDS, or interested in discovery services, this Conversation Starter is for you!

EBSCO Discovery Service


What is EBSCO Discovery Service? Here is a quote about the product from the vendor's website:

"EBSCO Discovery Service takes research to the next level through a perfect combination of content and technology, taking into account all of the critical elements in the research process, and changing the expectations of how a discovery solution can and should address the needs of its users, whether it's:

  • A simple search by an undergraduate student
  • A sophisticated search by a post-graduate researcher
  • A library administrator looking to quickly and conveniently streamline resources

EDS provides a fast, streamlined search through a single search box, but within the context of a greater experience that pulls together intuitive features and functionality, high-end indexing via Inclusion of Subject Indexes, and instant access to critical full text, leveraged from the leading EBSCOhost research platform and databases, as well as from key information providers. And as EDS continues to evolve, the end goal remains the same—helping users to find and access the highest-quality content for the best-possible research experience."

Conversation Leaders

Here are your conversation leaders. This list will update as others join the conversation.

Tina Beis, Union Institute & University

 Tina Beis is the Technical Services and Electronic Resources Librarian at Union Institute & University. She previously worked at Capital University in the positions of Web Reference Librarian and Electronic Resource Librarian for 8 years. She has a B.A. from Wittenberg University and an M.L.I.S from Kent State University. Tina has experience working in multiple departments in libraries, including: circulation, reference, technical services and instruction. She likes utilizing her problem solving skills by addressing the challenges that arise in managing electronic resources.

Christine Rigda, University of Toledo

 Christine Rigda is the Technology Coordinator/Systems Librarian at the University of Toledo and has over 20 years’ experience in library technical services and as a member of the OhioLINK consortium. She earned her MSLS from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and her BA in French at Cleveland State University. Her past service activities include serving as an ALAO board member and co-webmaster and serving as Chair of the Innovative Users Group in 2013. Christine’s research interests include usability and trends in the ILS.

Margaret A. Hoogland, University of Toledo

 Margaret A. Hoogland is the Clinical Medical Librarian at the University of Toledo.  Prior to joining the University of Toledo faculty, she served as the Distance Support Librarian on the Missouri Campus of A.T. Still University of Health Sciences.  Her early career was spent doing technical services and the latter half on providing reference service and incorporating use of technology as appropriate.  Margaret’s research interests include usability, instruction, and outreach.

Jessica Morales, University of Toledo

 Jessica Morales is the Collection Management Librarian at The University of Toledo. Prior to joining UT she worked as the Acquisitions Librarian at Capital University. Jessica earned her B.A. from The University of Toledo and an M.L.I.S from Wayne State University. Her professional career has primarily been focused on collection development & management, acquisitions and reference. Until recently her work experience consisted of working in libraries at smaller academic institutions which afforded her the opportunity to become knowledgeable in multiple departments, including: circulation, cataloging and electronic resources. Jessica's research interests include usability, user preferences and collection development.


This webinar/conversation is free to everyone! 


Want to be a Conversation Leader for this topic or are you interested in starting a conversation? Contact Deanna Pina by phone or e-mail at 513-751-4422 ext 10 or

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