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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.

Search Modes

  • Keyword: to search for information on a topic.

    • renewable energy sources

    • "chemical engineering"

  • 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

    • Matthews

Check how many results you have at the top of the page.

 

 

 

 

Research Starters provide links to citable, authoritative summary articles.

 

Too many results? Use the limiters on the left

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.

Too few results? Try modifying your search

Remove some words or try a simpler broader search

Tip: if you get no results check for typing mistakes

Enough results? Let's get started

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:

  • For a printed book check the status and location:

    • If it is available, borrow it at the library.

    • If it is not available, click the See Library Catalogue link to place a hold or use BONUS+

 

  • 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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