Plan, Practice, Participate: Tips for Libraries Considering Implementation of EBSCO Discovery Service
South Carolina Libraries
Jones, Alison K.
Copyright (c) 2014 South Caroline Library Asociation
Abstract: During the 2013 Fall Semester, Charleston School of Law’s Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library purchased EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) to replace the clunky, antiquated federated search system we had used for years. We chose EBSCO Discovery Service because we like the single, unified searching of our databases and catalog, along with the ability to customize our EDS page. While the setup and rollout of EDS has taken some time, we are very excited to now have it complete for our patrons. For libraries considering implementing EDS, this paper offers tips to help the process go as smoothly as possible.