Discovery is Marjon Library’s single search facility. It allows you to find things in our print and electronic collections as well as other online resources. Use powerful search filters, to control how targeted you want your results to be.
The videos on this page will show you how to get the most out of Discovery. Use the menu below to get started.
01 Why use Discovery?
Simple. It’s the best way to start your research off to the right start.
03 Refining a basic search.
Two great tips to make your research more targeted.
05 Searching for academic journals only.
Find out how to access our journal collections.
07 Why can’t I find the full text of the article I found?
Some articles do not contain text – find out why.
09 How can I use Discovery to find paper-based books?
An easy way to browse our physical book collection.
11 How do I view the E-books I find?
A simple demonstration of how to read or save E-books.
13 How do I save my search results?
A useful way to store and track your research findings.
02 Where is Discovery?
Find out how to start looking for books, journals and research papers.
04 Using advanced search.
An effective way to speed up your research.
06 How do I access a journal article that I’ve found?
A guide to opening and saving articles.
08 How do I get to read journal articles that are ‘abstract-only’?
An introduction to Inter-Library Loans.
This video is no longer available.
If you need a journal you can only find on Discovery as ‘abstract only’ please make an InterLibrary Loan application. We will then do our best to get a copy of the article delivered to you as soon as possible.
10 How do I use Discovery to find E-books?
Find out how to search for E-books.
12 What features do the E-books have?
Learn how to navigate within E-books.