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Library User Guide

Library Search with Discovery

Discovery is our online library catalogue. Using Discovery, you can search all of our 151.3 million print and eResources - print books, eBooks, journal articles, and even audiovisual material. 


Why should I use Discovery? 

You may have noticed that you often have to pay to access academic articles and books on the web. You won't have this issue in Discovery!

Discovery only retrieves academic-quality resources subscribed to or owned by the University of Suffolk. Using Discovery, you can: 

  • Access and manage your library account 
  • Place book reservations
  • Save resources and searches for later use 
  • Filter by resource type, date of publication, subject and more
  • Explore beyond the University of Suffolk using the 'Libraries Worldwide' function. 

How do I use Discovery? 

Watch the video below (2.23) to hear Stephanie Gibson, Learning and Teaching Librarian, guide you through a basic Discovery search. 

Give it a go! Search Discovery below: