Enter your search terms and click the Search button to start your search. Like Google, Discovery will suggest relevant library resources.
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When searching from the Library homepage, Discovery automatically searches using the Keyword search mode. You can change search modes by selecting a different search mode in the drop-down menu.
Keyword: to search for information on a topic.
renewable energy sources
Title: to search for a specific item
Catcher in the rye
Journal of economic perspectives
Author: to search for items by an author
Poe, Edgar Allan
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Publication Date: you could limit your search to the last 10, or 20 years
Source Type: like book, journal or news
Subject: to narrow your search to a particular topic.
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The search results appear in the central section of the screen.
Click on the title of any of the items to read the abstract and see more details.
Accessing the items in your results list:
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If it is available, borrow it at the library.
For an electronic book, click See Library Catalogue and from the Library Catalogue click Connect to ebook to view an e-book.
For other types of items, click the: PDF Full Text or HTML Full Text, Source it at Melbourne, or View this record from ... database link.
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