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What’s New in DiscoverEd – September 2017 TAGS: The latest release of DiscoverEd includes some very useful new features and functionality.  Read on for full details… 1. New Filter for Special Collections Material A new “Special Collections” filter has been added to the Show …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 →

Do it like they do on the DiscoverEd channel TAGS: | | | | | | DiscoverED, the University of Edinburgh’s new one step information, discovery and delivery service, is now on-line and fully operational. You can request Library Annexe items using the new service; all …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 →

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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Default utility Image The Metamorphosis of Patrick Geddes Work continues on re-cataloguing the Geddes family photographs.  Working in such close proximity with these...
Living Icons: Keeping with the “Archival Liveness” of the University’s Iconic Items As the other blog posts that I have written for the DIU will attest to,...

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Default utility Image Problem Photographs in the Patrick Geddes Collection This week’s blog comes from Project Conservator, Nicole Devereux, who has come across a sticky...
Default utility Image Store Room Surprises! Project Conservator, Helen Baguley, describes some of the more unusual objects she has found in...

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