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Discovery at CapU Library: Searching by Format

Find Books and eBooks

  • Limit search to Books & Media
  • Limit Format to Books or eBooks
  • Keep search terms broad
  • Don't use too many keywords

Access to the previous CapU Library catalogue is still available, but it does not offer the specialized search, save and email tools available in Discovery.

Find Videos

For all formats:

  • Limit Format to Videos

For Blu-ray/DVD:

  • Limit Location to 1st Floor Media Video

Find Journal Articles

  • Check the Format limiter box for Academic Journals
  • If you're looking for peer-reviewed articles, check the Limit To box for Peer-Reviewed (Scholarly) Articles
  • Use narrowing techniques - there are millions of articles available.

Find News Articles

Discovery includes some American news and magazine sources.

  • Limit to Format: News.

Our Canadian news sources are not indexed in Discovery.

For each of these databases click on the link on the right side of the Discovery search results page or through the Databases list