DISCOVER is your simplest gateway to the library's collection of digital resources. There is more information on how to use it here. DISCOVER searches journal articles from (most of) the collections the university has access to, as well as the books and ebooks we have.
However, if you have a particular book or database in mind it may be quicker to use the Library catalogue. Everything in the Library catalogue is also in DISCOVER, (except for exam papers), but DISCOVER contains a lot more, and can sometimes overwhelm you with results. If you've not used our library catalogue before our quick guide to the library catalogue is a good introduction.
You can search the catalogue for digital resources in a variety of ways:
Once you've found the resource you want to use look there are sometimes two or more access options:
These use different behind-the-scenes stuff to login you in to the resource, but don't worry, both use your usual UoB username and password. For more guidance on username and passwords please read the Your Accounts help page.