Skip to Main Content


Discover, one of the search functions at the top of the library’s homepage, and in the widget below, searches many, although not all, of the library's resources, including many of our databases. The results include books, book chapters, journal articles, magazine articles, reference sources, and more. It covers all subject areas, which makes it useful for inter-disciplinary topics. (Keep in mind that it covers popular and scholarly sources.). 

Using Filters in Discover

Many searches in Discover retrieve thousands of results. One way to narrow your search results is to use the filters on the left.

This screenshot is an example of what the left side of the results page looks like when you choose the "peer-reviewed" filter and are looking to see what is listed under the "journal title" filter for a search on Tokyo air pollution. Perhaps you will find a journal that your professor recommends.

  • If using the filters is still bringing up too much,