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KCPL in cooperation with the West Virginia Library Commission offers a number of online products from EBSCO publishing, including a collection of magazine, newspaper and journal databases, which cover a wide variety of subjects such as business, education, health and popular interest. Many of the online articles users can retrieve are full text.

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EBSCOhost Mobile native application

For quite some time there has been a mobile version of the EBSCOhost website optimized for mobile devices, but now there are also applications available for both the iOS and Android through the respective application stores.

To use these apps you must first go to the EBSCOhost site via our website to get an authentication key per the instructions below:

  1. Log into EBSCOhost.
  2. Click the EBSCOhost iPhone and Android Applications link at the bottom of the page and enter an email address which you can access from your device. An email with an authentication key is sent to you.
  3. Access the email from your device and click the link found in the email to authenticate the application. You have 24 hours to access the key from your device to authenticate the app. If the key is not used within 24 hours, it expires and you will need a new key.
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Mobile-friendly web applications for EBSCO products

Two specially designed interfaces from EBSCO are available to KCPL patrons with their library card number and PIN.

Novelist Plus Mobile

Novelist Plus Mobile

You can now access your favorite Readers’ Advisory tool "on the go," using NoveList Plus Mobile. This version is designed for the smaller screens of mobile devices, and offers the most important NoveList Plus features and functionality right in the palm of your hand. Users can search for titles, authors, and series. Results will also include NoveList content, such as reviews, additional recommendations, lists, and articles, when available.

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EBSCOhost mobile-friendly web applications

EbscoHost Mobile

The new EBSCOhost® Mobile application is tailor-made for the smaller screens of mobile devices, and offers the most important EBSCOhost® features and functionality right in the palm of your hand. To get started on using your mobile device to access your EBSCOhost resources, simply review this FAQ and learn about:

  • The many features of EBSCOhost Mobile
  • How to access the application
  • Which devices are supported

EbscoHost Mobile

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The West Virginia Library Commission provides statewide databases with funds from the West Virginia State Legislature and the Library Services and Technology Act administered by the Institute of Library and Museum Services. If you don't have a Kanawha County Public Library card access to this resource is available at the West Virginia Info Depot.

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