The SISSA Discovery Service provides SISSA users with a single tool for searching quality and relevant resources of different kind, such as books, journal articles, ebooks, magazines, multimedia, theses and many more. The search is not limited to the internal SISSA collection, but it's extended to external databases.
The search is not limited to the internal SISSA collection, but it’s extended to external databases.
For example, among the sources of SISSA Discovery Service there are academic journals, conference materials, databases acquired by SISSA Library (e.g. MathSciNet, Scopus, WoS), ArXiv, Medline, and other academic sources.
Your results are ranked by relevancy, but there are several options to refine and sort results by year, format, library location (for print items), subject disciplines or tags, and language. You can even limit your search to scholarly or electronic full text items.
If the article appears on the “Search Results” page, you can obtain its bibliographic reference by clicking on its title.
You might also be able to:
- download the article,
- check if the journal is in our printed collection,
- automatically insert its bibliographic references into the Document delivery request by selecting “NOT in SISSA collection - ask for articles/books” instead of typing them by hand in the Document Delivery (DD) request form.
Example - how to find online full text items
1) Click on SISSA Discovery Service then insert the author or title (or a part of it) of the item in the search box. It is possible to combine the keywords using boolean operators for a more refined search;
2) then select the option "Available Full Text" to limit your search to online full text items;
3) on the “Search Results” page, below the title of the item, you can find & select its link. Please note: this link could have different titles, for example:“Online Access”, “Find full text on another site”, “Full Text Finder” and so on.