Discovery: Library search made simple.

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Introduction

Discovery is a new, easier way to search the CSU Library Catalog, CSU Digital Repository and CSU Libraries Website.
Search Fields
Search by title, author, subject or other fields.
Description of Fields
Definitions and examples of fields to search, browse, limit and sort by.
Boolean Operators
Use AND, OR, NOT and + to refine your search.
Other Search Syntax
Use phrase, wildcard, fuzzy and proximity searches.
Advanced Search
Use multiple search fields and limits.
Browsing
Browse by topic, author or another field instead of typing a search term.
Limiting Search Results
Narrow your search results to a topic, author, format, or location.
Relevance and Sorting
Learn how search results are ordered, and sort your search results.
My Account
Log in, view checked out items, renew and request items, and view and edit favorite items.
Saving Information
View a citation, bookmark or email a page, or get RSS feeds of search results.
Availability
Locate an item and find how to borrow, request or recall it.
Other Sources
Use another library catalog or source to repeat your search or get an item.
Search Tools
Use Discovery from several search pages and browser plugins.
How Do I ... ?
Get answers to frequently asked questions about using Discovery.

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