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Library Orientation: Discover tool

New to PA College of Health Sciences or college research? Want to know what the library offers and how to use it? Check out this guide

Logging into library resources (OpenAthens)

In order to use library resources, you will need to login.  New: PA College and Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health users can use their respective credentials to login to library resources.  A separate OpenAthens account and password is no longer necessary.

Searching using the discover tool

Discover searches a number of our library resources all at once.  One search will show you books, journal articles, and more on your topic.  This is great if you are just getting started and not sure which database to search.

If you are searching within a certain disciple, such as Sociology, you might want to start with our Sociology specific resources.  See the Databases subpage for more specific information on databases.

Searching Discover

Summon Discover is the library's discovery tool that searches across multiple databases at the same time. You can create an account and save articles from your searches by clicking on the RefWorks login at the top right of the page.

If you have questions or concerns after using this new resource, please contact the Health Sciences Library: 717-947-6022 or library

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