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What is Multi-Search?

Multi-Search allows you to search a significant portion of the Libraries’ resources from a single search box and view the results in one unified list. Search results may be manipulated in different ways, including limiting to full-text online or peer-reviewed journals. You can also save or email your results or export them to our bibliographic reference managers RefWorks and EndNote.

What is included in Multi-Search?

Multi-Search contains more than a hundred GALILEO databases, the GIL@UGA library catalog, some of our online journals, and a selection of open access databases.

Some of the more popular databases that are currently part of Multi-Search include:

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Elsevier ScienceDirect
  • ERIC
  • JSTOR
  • PsycINFO
  • Medline
  • MLA Bibliography
  • Newspaper Source Plus
  • Web of Science

See a more complete list of what is included in Multi-Search

What is not included in Multi-Search?

Although Multi-Search covers a large portion of our resources, it does not search everything the Libraries own.

Multi-Search is not a replacement for GALILEO. Multi-Search does not include all of our GALILEO databases. Even for those databases that are in Multi-Search, you may still wish to search them separately in GALILEO when you need to find publications within a single discipline or use advanced features that are only available when searching the database itself.

GIL offers more powerful options for searching the Libraries’ collection than does Multi-Search. Also, some services such as placing holds or GIL Express requests and searching course reserves can only be done in GIL-Find or GIL Classic.

Multi-Search does not provide a complete list of all our online journal subscriptions. Use the ‘Journals’ tab on the Libraries’ homepage to locate a specific journal.

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