Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Accelerate your search using Searcher

Accelerate your database searching with Searcher which allows users to search across up to 16 DIT library databases at once, with more databases to be added in the next few weeks. A list of the databases covered is available on the Advanced Search page. At the moment the DIT Library subscription to Searcher is available on the Kevin St Library Blog and Kevin St Library website. Searcher offfer the following options:

  • Searcher  removes duplicate results, and then weighs the relevance of each result.
  • Define your search using including specific phrases and complex Boolean operators.
  • Advanced search - search for the precise details needed, like an author name or a publication date.
  • Downloadable results - email or download your selected results to a citation reader for easy reference.