DISCOVER is your single search solution that allows you to search most of the electronic resources and the catalogue simultaneously and provides you with current availability information on library catalogue items.
DISCOVER is based on the EBSCOhost interface and can be searched in the same way as the individual EBSCO databases (See the Databases page for more information on each). Results from any electronic resource can be saved to your personal My EBSCOhost folder, and your saved preferences are available using DISCOVER.
There is also a Five Step helpsheet about how to research education-related topics on DISCOVER. And more detailed demonstrations of how to use it at the bottom of this page.
If you use DISCOVER off-campus, remember that you may need to authenticate that you are a UoB student with what is known as your Shibboleth username and password. This is set to match your BREO, network and Student Gmail login.
Please contact Adele if you have any comments or queries about using it.
Although the search tool DISCOVER includes lots of databases, it does not include all of the databases we subscribe to. To find out what other databases may be useful to search, go to the Databases not in DISCOVER page.