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Multi-Search Service: Home

Information about how to search the AUM Library's Multi-Search, also known as EBSCO Discovery

What is Multi-search?

The Multi-Search Service provides a single, unified search box for searching the AUM Library's information resources, including scholarly journal articles, books, e-books, internet documents, research reports, and much more. Features of the service include:

  • Single, simple entry point for searching many databases at once, including the AUM Library catalog
  • Pre-indexing of a vast quantity of metadata ensures immediate search results
  • Detailed metadata (e.g., author-supplied abstracts,keywords, subjects)
  • Indexing for thousands of journals from publishers such as Sage, Elsevier, and Wiley
  • Complete library catalog loaded directly into Multi-Search, with real-time availability checks and daily updates
  • Ability to limit searches by date, source type, subject, content provider, full text availability, scholarly designation and more
  • Powerful, user-friendly interface based on the familiar EBSCOhost platform

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Tell Us What You Think

We want you to think of Multi-Search as a powerful tool to assist in the research process. Use it as much as possible, and we encourage you to provide us with feedback about Multi-Search as you do so.

When should I use Multi-Search?

Multi-Search is a great place to start your research. It helps you quickly find relevant resources on a subject, without having to decide which database(s) to search. You can limit your search results in a variety of ways, including date range, source type, subject, and scholarly designation. The library's cataloged resources are also integrated into the search results.

When should I NOT use Multi-Search?

To take advantage of the richest features of a database, including the subject thesaurus or specialized limiters, you may choose to search a specific subject relevant database.