Discovery Search (also called EDS for EBSCO Discovery Service) is a tool that allows you to access the majority of the Library’s resources using a single search. This includes article databases, e-books, streaming video, images, and records from items in the Library’s catalog like books, print journals, scores, CDs, and DVDs.
retrieves resources across most of our library holdings:
If you’ve searched in an EBSCOhost database before, Discovery Search will look very familiar. The basic mechanics of searching in Discovery Search are the same as in any other EBSCOhost database.
Discovery Search includes all EBSCOhost databases that we subscribe to as well as: Alexander Street Press databases, Credo Reference, Naxos Music Library, Gale Databases, GPO, Oxford (Grove Art Online and Grove Music Online) Databases, JSTOR Collections, ARTstor, LexisNexis Academic, ScienceDirect, and our catalog holdings for items in our local collection.
At this time, the following databases are not included in Discovery Search:
- Biological Abstracts
- ProQuest Databases (ABI/Inform, ARTbibliographies Modern, Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals, Design and Applied Arts Index, Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive, International Bibliography of Art, Research Library)
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Discovery Search also includes research starters that provide topic overviews, links to full text resources, and direct links into specific partner databases (e.g., Opposing Viewpoints, ACLS Humanities E-Books, Gale, Project Muse, JSTOR, etc.). For help using Discovery Search, or any library resources, Ask a Librarian.