How do I filter my search results by database?

In Discover you can filter your search results by database.

Please note, sometimes it may be more appropriate to go directly to the database as there may be more functionality and your tutors may recommend a particular database for you to search. Individual databases can be searched for and accessed from the A-Z Databases page on the Library website.

This FAQ will show you have to filter by database after you have carried out a search, see our FAQ How do I filter by database before I search Discover? to see how  to filter before you carry out your search.

  1. Carry out your search
  2. Select Database in the filter list on the left-hand side of the screen

Filter options in discover with the database option highlighted


  1. Click on Show More to see additional databases
  2. Select the database(s) you wish to use. The number in brackets indicates the number of results a particular database had found



  1. The results will automatically update as a database is selected

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