You told us about … hassles getting full-text articles

May 18, 2022

Results from the Insync survey run last year told us that many of you are having issues accessing the full-text of articles you want. Did you know you can use the Library to beat paywalls? Here are a few tips … – look in the...Read more

Search tip for Discover

December 12, 2017

We’ve now streamlined the Library website using Discover as the single gateway to our book and online resources. If you get too many search results and can’t locate what you are looking for, be sure to use the Limit to: Library Books and Media...Read more

Search within a specific journal from Discover

February 15, 2016

Discover has a new feature that allows you to find a specific journal easily, then to search for articles within it. Just type the exact journal title into Discover, and you will see that journal at the top of the results, along with a box to...Read more

Discover and Web of Science searches

October 23, 2015

We’ve recently had a problem with our access to the Web of Science database. Access is now fully restored but from 11 to 21 October 2015 not all records were showing in searches both in Web of Science itself and in Discover. This means that...Read more

Discover & EBSCO database outage Saturday afternoon 31 May

May 29, 2014

There may be intermittent outages of Discover and other EBSCO databases this Saturday 31 May, approximately 1.00-4.00pm, as EBSCO will be carrying out scheduled maintenance. Databases on other platforms, e.g. Google Scholar, Scopus and Web of...Read more

HathiTrust added to Discover

November 25, 2013

Discover adds new providers each month, and the most recent one of note is HathiTrust. This is a major research collection which some academic staff and researchers may already be familiar with. It includes the digitized collections of more than 50...Read more

New Discover & Library Catalogue Search Boxes

October 23, 2013

The Discover search box on the Library home page will change its look on Friday 25 October, and will include a new tab with a Library Catalogue search box. Here’s a preview of how it will look: The change is in response to feedback from...Read more

‘OR’ searching in Discover

October 7, 2013

If you use OR searching in Discover (or other EBSCOhost databases) to look for alternative terms, there are a couple of things you should know… The OR should always be in capital letters, or your search results will be skewed. For example...Read more

I recommend… Discover

September 19, 2013

Welcome to the first post in our regular series of Librarians’ recommendations, where we let you know some of our favourite resources. This week we have a double-act from Turitea Librarians Lucy Broadbent and Noelene White… We...Read more

Discover Upgrade

July 4, 2013

Discover will have several enhancements rolled out over the week of 24-28 June, including: The ‘Refine your results’ tick boxes in the left hand column are changing. You will now get these options: The first box ‘Available in Library...Read more

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