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What is MultiSearch

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MultiSearch is a search and discovery tool that provides one-stop searching across the Library's resources, including items in:

  • Books, articles and more
  • Unit readings
  • Macquarie University ResearchOnline
  • Plus many Library databases and online journal collections

Use the menu on the side to learn how to use the new MultiSearch to find and use the different collections of the Library

Important!

Make it a habit: Sign in to MultiSearch before you start using it!

Multisearch is populated with resources from a wide range of vendors and publishers. Their search and delivery restrictions are varied.  There are 3 types of restrictions:

Open access collections Subscribed collections Subscribed collections
No restrictions Delivery restrictions Search & delivery restrictions
No login required Users can only access the resource if we have subscribed to it, they need to log in to access the full text. Users must log in before they can even see the search results and access the full text.

Therefore if you want to get the most from your search, sign in before you start.

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