University of Bolton Discover

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University of Bolton Discover

Discover@Bolton is a new service that allows you to search multiple databases at once via a single interface. As well as searching the databases, you will be able to access full-text content from these databases where that full-text is available.

Enter your search term and hit return or the “discover” button. To refine your results, use the filters on the left-hand side of the screen. Refine by item type, subject area or publication date, for example. You can also restrict your results to items that are only available as full-text, or that are from peer-reviewed publications. If we have access to the full-text, you will be able to access the full-text from your results.

University of Bolton Discover, In addition, Discover@Bolton will generate definitions of terms: look out for the information on the right-hand side of the screen. Chose the “

If you are working off-campus, look for the red banner at the top of the screen, click on the link within that banner, and enter your Bolton network ID when prompted to do so.

Discover@Bolton enables cross-searching of most of our databases, included, but not limited to:

  • Most ProQuest databases, including ProQuest Central, Design and Applied Arts Index and the International Bibliography of Social Sciences
  • All Ebsco databases, including CINAHL, Art Full Text and SportDISCUS
  • ScienceDirect
  • Taylor and Francis Online
  • Wiley Interscience
  • Credo
  • Oxford Reference Online
  • HeinOnline Law Journal Library
  • Royal College of Nursing Journals
  • Sage Journals
  • Emerald Journals
  • Scopus

University of Bolton Discover, A number of open access resources are also included, such as the University of Bolton Institutional Repository (UBIR). In addition, e-books and their content are available, and printed book records will be available very shortly.

We hope this service makes finding information easier. Any feedback is greatly appreciated; please get in touch via