In 1.7 Types of publications, you were encouraged to consider the types of publication you need. Some publications require specific search tools, others may be found using a number of tools. This is often the case where the items can be physical, as in a DVD, or digital, as in a YouTube clip. Consider the diagram below showing the best tool or tools for each publication type.

Remember that Quick Find is a way to search both the catalogue and many databases at once.


search tools and sources


Let's look at some of these tools, including Quick Find, in more detail.