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Discovering Discover

Overview of what Discover is, when, why, and how to use it.

Discover - Basic Search Screen

Discover is a service that acts like a search engine of many of the Blume Library's resources, including books and eBooks, background articles, journal articles, streaming video, and government information. The Basic search screen default limit is set to items Available in the Library Collection.

Discover - Advanced Search Screen

Discover = EBSCO Discovery Service = EDS

screenshot of advanced search feature

Why & When to Use Discover

  • Starting research on a topic new to you or to your students
  • Topic is interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary
  • Uncertain about which library databases will retrieve the desired information
  • Especially helpful for undergraduates, but helpful for faculty & graduate students, too

What's Included

What's Not Included

This list is subject to change.

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