Smart Search: What am I searching?: Smart Search Collections

This guide provides an overview of the collections and materials you can discover via Smart Search. URL:

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What is found via Smart Search?

Smart Search results for the "Multiple Resources" category (or scope) include:

  • All library book and electronic book titles (as found in the library catalog).
  • Most periodical articles from library owned electronic resources (except for the contents of a small number of specialized collections).
  • CMU Digital Collections, which includes digitized versions of CM Life, CMU Yearbooks, scholarly communication, etc.
  • Free open source content (Hathi Trust, Project Gutenberg, etc.).

Sign-in to Smart Search with your CMU Global ID and password to access the full range of CMU resources.  You can also access specific databases using our Databases by Subject or Databases A-Z lists.

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