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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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…
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
April 29, 2013
Discover and the other EBSCOhost databases now require OR to be in uppercase/capitals when searching for alternative terms.
So for example you could look for: teenagers OR adolescents OR youth
This applies to most search tools, including the...Read more