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Beginner’s guide to finding a book in DiscoverEd TAGS: | | | | Got a book you need to find in the Library but not sure how to search for it in DiscoverEd? This beginner’s guide should help. If searching for a known …Continue reading →

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Specific searching and refining results TAGS: | | | DiscoverEd is searching a huge range of resources, so when you perform a search you will normally expect to get a large number of search results. –> Access DiscoverEd This …Continue reading →

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Discover DiscoverEd TAGS: | | | | DiscoverEd is the Library’s new discovery service and principal search tool which you should use to find books, e-books, journals, ejournal articles, database content and other materials made available by …Continue reading →

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Advancing to Advanced Search TAGS: | The Advanced Search option in DiscoverEd allows you to be more controlled in your searching. –> Search DiscoverEd Click on the Advanced Search link next to the DiscoverEd search box …Continue reading →

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Facing the facets in DiscoverEd TAGS: | | | The options on the left-hand menu next to your search results in DiscoverEd are called facets and these allow you to refine (or expand) your results. –> Search DiscoverEd The …Continue reading →

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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 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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What will you be searching in DiscoverEd? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | DiscoverEd will allow you to find Library resources quickly and easily via one single search interface. But what exactly will you be searching when you use DiscoverEd? Well, our handy …Continue reading →

The Library’s earliest catalogue TAGS: | | | | When DiscoverEd launches in the summer, it will be time to say goodbye to the Library Catalogue – http://catalogue.lib.ed.ac.uk/ The current University of Edinburgh’s Library Catalogue has been in use for …Continue reading →

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