Searches NEOS catalogue for books (print and ebook), journal titles (NOT article titles) and some other holding types e.g. films, music, maps, etc. Minimal user search control (e.g. no Boolean, wildcard, or field specific searches)
Multi-disciplinary and multi-genre/format. Searches about 300 of our 1600+ specialized databases. Good for articles. Not good for UAlberta/NEOS books. Some disciplines are not covered at all (e.g. psychology). Also known as EDS, or EBSCO discovery service.
CREST records are divided into collections on the left-hand side of this page. To view a collection, click on the “CREST: 25-Year Program Archive” link on the left. Once the link is clicked, the collections will appear below. To view the records of a specific collection, click the collection name on the left.
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