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Using the Catalog

Steps for searching the catalog, which types of resources to look for in the catalog, and which resources to NOT search for in the catalog.

Quick Keyword Search

EBSCO Discovery Service
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When to Search the Catalog

Library Catalog - To determine if the library has a copy of a specific book, technical report, audio book, or other physical format materials.

Discovery Layer (Quicksearch / EDS) - To discover articles, eBooks and other content on a given topic.

Does the platform search journal articles?

Library Catalog - No. Searches books, technical reports, audiovisual materials, sound recordings, and other formats, but does not search for articles within journals.

Discovery Layer (Quicksearch / EDSYes. Searches for articles within the Libraray's subscription databases and articles and e-resources from the EBSCO index. When the article full-text isn't immediately available, "Full text finder" links help you track down full-text.

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