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Discovery Search Tutorial

Get help using our Discovery Search. Discover all the features that can help you find exactly what you are looking for.

Discovery Search

The Discovery Search allows you to search most of the resources in the UHSP library collection with a single search!

Search our...

  • print books
  • e-books
  • full-text articles
  • journal titles
  • DVDs 

Discovery does NOT search everything...

Discovery isn't able to search all of our resources, you will need to consult specific databases when appropriate. Resources not searched by Discovery are the pharmacy-focused databases listed below and MOBIUS (a shared catalog of books).

  • Facts & Comparisons
  • Lexicomp
  • Micromedex
  • Natural Medicines
  • PubMed
  • SciFinder-n
  • UpToDate‚Äč‚Äč

To search any of these databases, use the Databases link under the Discovery Search box on the library homepage.

When to Use Discovery Search

Use it!

Try something else

  When you are beginning your research 

  When you need to browse and access all the library's resources quickly

  When your topic is multi-disciplinary

  When you are looking for recently-published journal articles 

  When you are looking for specific information on a drug or medication

Discovery Updates: Summer 2022

Discovery has a new cleaner look!

Homepage Updates 
  • Cleaner Homepage
  • New Quick Filters
  • Improved Navigation
  • Concept Map: a visual representation of related subjects




Results Page Improvements
  • Cleaner Look
  • Filters moved to the top of the page
  • Quicker access to download PDFs