EBSCO Discovery Service

Get the most out of your e-resources investment with EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), an affordable search platform that provides access to your school’s library collection. Available anytime, anywhere, EDS helps students quickly and conveniently find content for research.  

One Search Box, One Easy Access Point

With EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), your students can quickly find the articles they need to complete research projects and other class assignments.

EDS enables your school community to...

  • Collaborate on class projects
  • Build curricula (for all subjects)
  • Learn more about hobbies and sports
  • Find resources on designing video games
  • Discover historical facts and the latest events
  • Research colleges and companies  

The New EDS Experience

Now EDS delivers a new search experience with a redesigned user interface that upgrades how students can access, search, choose and use their library’s resources.

By combining the excellence of EBSCO’s search technology with a new interface and many new features, your students can take even greater advantage of all your library has to offer. Watch the video to see how: 

Preparing Students for Future Success

Since EBSCOhost is the most widely used research platform in academic institutions worldwide, using EBSCO resources in support of your school’s curriculum will ensure that graduates are well-prepared to excel in college and university environments.


It makes sense that we have [EDS] so the kids have seen it before. They get overwhelmed with all the other new things that college brings... This is really what our kids need, and it has worked beautifully.

— Dorian Myers, Director of Libraries and Archives,
The Kinkaid School

Enhancing Research Worldwide

EBSCO is the leading discovery service provider for institutions with thousands of discovery customers worldwide. See what our customers have achieved with EDS. 

See all EDS success stories 


Take Student Research to the Next Level

When students can quickly access the resources they need, they use more of what’s in your library. From an easy-to-use library website with Stacks to single sign-on with OpenAthens, EBSCO and EBSCO partners offer a full suite of technologies that make research easy.

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