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EBSCO MasterFILE Premier

Your One-Stop Research Tool

EBSCO MasterFILE Premier


What is MasterFILE Premier?

This online database contains full text magazine and journal articles, images, reference books and primary source documents.
Subjects covered: general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

How to Use This from Home?

Access MasterFILE from the comfort of your home by logging on with your library card number and password.
Log on now (you will be directed to the login page)


Not sure where to begin?
» Watch a Basic Search Video Tutorial.

Want to use your iPod or Blackberry?
» Watch this Mobile Video Tutorial.



» Database Guide
(from Jefferson County Public Library)

» EBSCO Basic Search Help Sheet

» EBSCO Advanced Search Help Sheet



The database interface can be changed into 21 languages. learn how

Articles can be translated into 9 languages. learn how


To use this database, you will need...

  • Your library card (apply here if you don't have one)
  • Computer or cell phone with Internet access

Explore the Database

MasterFILE Premier offers a wide variety of research materials:

Journal Publications
Nearly 1,700 full text magazine & journal articles.
Journal Publications List
Image Collection
Over 502,000 photos, maps & flags.

reference books
Reference Books
More than 500 reference books full text.
Primary Source Documents
Over 107,000 primary source documents.

Need More Help?

MasterFILE Premier is a complex research database with many features and functions. If you are having any trouble understanding how to use this database give us a call or come into the library, we would be happy to help.

What kind of research is MasterFILE Premier good for?

  • Academic Research - access peer reviewed/scholarly articles
  • Consumer Information - access full text Consumer Reports articles
  • General Interest- can't find a book to answer your question? Try searching this comprehensive digital collection of articles.

Featured Resource

Consumer Reports Magazine Online

Provided are the full-text contents of both Consumer Reports Magazine and Buying Guides for the latest reviews of many different household appliances and other consumer products, plus automobiles.

Browse Consumer Reports or try searching the articles using keywords:

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