Tag: Discovery Service

Expert search: a step-by-step guide to advanced searching

In my previous post, I outlined how to go about searching a database such as the EBSCO Discovery Service (“Discovery”) and refining your search results to make it easier to pick out the articles or ebooks you want to download

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Can I get the book I need as an ebook?

The number of ebooks we now offer has just gone up! Before the coronavirus outbreak we already had over 700,000 ebooks available – you can access these here as well and they will appear in a normal Discovery search. Since

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Spring into action with our huge collection of Springer ebooks, exclusively available through the EBSCO Discovery Service.  Benefit from the top-rated scholarly ebook collection exclusively available through Discovery (this collection is not available through the Library catalogue).  Just type your

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Student led change (2) – ever more eResources

eResources You told us how much you valued the wide variety of resources we make available to help you learn and support your assignments with the best available information.  We have managed to increase our collections again this year and

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Starting out… finding books and journal articles

Understanding what you are looking for is sometimes the first hurdle when getting to grips with academic information.  Here is an introduction to where to find different sorts of information. Finding books The easiest way to find everything is by

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Not waving but drowning: 5 ways to learn to tackle assignments better

It’s a big, wide ocean of information out there and fishing for the things you want for your particular assignment can be challenging.  That’s where the Library can help.  Check out our top five tips below for getting on and

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A digital library in your pocket

With almost all our journals, ebook collections and hundreds of specialist subject databases available online through the Library website, you really do have a digital library you can carry in your pocket, almost all drawn together for you to explore

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Publications finder not working properly

A problem has occurred with the publication finder search in the Discovery Service.  Susbcription dates and links to content are not displaying properly.  The supplier are working hard to resolve it.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Resolved: Intermittent problem accessing EBSCO e-resources (including EBSCO ebooks and the Discovery Service)

Update 25.01.17 – This problem has been resolved, although a similar problem limited to the electronic journals publications search appears to have recurred today.  This has been reported under a separate service status update.  We apologise for any inconvenience this

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“Geography” limiter missing from Discovery Service

The “Geography” limiter appears to have unexpectedly disappeared from the Discovery Service.  The supplier, EBSCO, are working to restore it. If you notice any other problems, please let us know.

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