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Finding journal articles on DiscoverEd TAGS: | | | | If searching for a known item in DiscoverEd e.g. journal article, book, etc., use a combination of title and author keywords. –> Search DiscoverEd When searching for a journal article …Continue reading →

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Finding and access e-journals in DiscoverEd TAGS: | | | You can search for journal titles or browse the “ejournals A-Z” to find and access e-journals in DiscoverEd. –> Search DiscoverEd Previously our e-journals A-Z list was separate to the …Continue reading →

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How to request books that are on loan in DiscoverEd TAGS: | | | | | By signing into DiscoverEd you can request items that are already on loan to other users. –> Access DiscoverEd You can only request books or other items that are on …Continue reading →

The blessing of discovery TAGS: | One of our colleagues recently rediscovered this fantastic invitation card for the launch of the Library’s first online library catalogue. It dates back to 1985. The system was named ‘EULOGIA’ (‘Edinburgh University …Continue reading →

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How to renew books in DiscoverEd TAGS: | | | By signing in to DiscoverEd you can renew items that you currently have on loan. –> Access DiscoverEd To renew your books you must sign in to DiscoverEd and then …Continue reading →

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How to find a book in DiscoverEd TAGS: | | | | If searching for a known item e.g. book, journal article, etc., use a combination of title and author keywords. –> Search DiscoverEd For example, if you were looking for this book: …Continue reading →

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Why you should sign in to DiscoverEd TAGS: | | | | DiscoverEd can be accessed and searched on or off-campus, as long as you have an internet connection and a web browser. Search DiscoverEd However, we would recommend signing in to …Continue reading →

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DiscoverEd is live! TAGS: | You can now access DiscoverEd at http://discovered.ed.ac.uk You can also search and access DiscoverEd directly from the search box on the Library homepage (www.ed.ac.uk/is/library). And you can access it via …Continue reading →

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Retrieve saved references in the Library Catalogue now! TAGS: | | | | | Have you been saving your search results in the Library Catalogue? If so you will need to export the references you wish to keep before the Catalogue goes into read-only …Continue reading →

From Voyager to DiscoverEd TAGS: | | A week ago, our last ever catalogue record was added to our Voyager Library Management System by Nina, our cataloguing team supervisor. When we checked back, we discovered (no pun …Continue reading →

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Zhouyi zhuanyi Daquan: a piece of early-Ming tradition Just in time for the Chinese New Year we can announce that our copy of...
Robert Burns Manuscripts – gie us a job! It’s the time of year for all things Robert Burns. Here in the DIU I...

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