Description: EDS is EBSCO Discovery Service. It will retrieve books, as well as database resources including articles, films, and music, and selected web resources in one search.
When should I use EDS: EDS is most helpful when you are starting your research quickly access resources without having to decide which article database to search or when you want books. You can limit your search in a variety of ways including by date, location (Burman or other NEOS libraries), peer reviewed, format and subject.
When should I not use EDS: When you need to go deeper into your topic and retrieve relevant articles o in a narrow, focussed area us the subject datase, PsycInfo, for example. It has powerful search features available unique to it.