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Discover is the main search box on the Smith College Libraries website. It searches millions of resources in the library catalog, journal article databases, and local primary-source collections all at once. You can use it to find a number of eResources, such as:
Note: While Discover includes many of the library’s online resources, including those found in EBSCO databases, some resources will not appear, such as items in ProQuest databases. Don’t hesitate to Ask Us if you need help finding sources.
The fastest way to find eResources in Discover is by going directly to its Advanced Search function.
On the Advanced Search screen, click on the link at the top that says “Login for full access.” Enter your Smith username and password when prompted.
Type in your search term and click the green Search button.
Refine your results: On the lefthand side of the screen is a “Limit To” menu. Select “Full Text Online”.
You can further limit your search by using other options in the left panel, such as:
Look for these blue links in your search results and click to access the item:
For more details see the Smith College Libraries - Discover Advanced Search Tutorial (Zoom video)
See our guide how to Find Online Sources.
Librarians are available to answer questions and help you with whatever you need. Reach out by using Ask Us!