Answered By: Alex Laing
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2017     Views: 20

You won't automatically find a record for every journal article or document in Library Search

Library Search only includes items indexed by the system supplier.  

  • there are some journal articles which you can access but which are not included in Library Search
  • and there are some databases that we purchase which you have to search on their own platform
  • there are are other content types which need to be searched in specialist databases, and which are not in Library Search - for example, law cases, recordings from TV, maps, images, chemical reactions etc.

To improve the coverage of your search, try the following