Tips and tricks

Collection Discovery tips: Sands & McDougall’s directories

Collection Discovery tips: Sands & McDougall’s directories

February 7, 2022

Ask a librarian, Collection spotlights, Tips and tricks:

Explore Sands & McDougall’s directories with Collection Discovery. Find out what’s new and how to view and download in the image viewer.

Collection Discovery

Collection Discovery

December 10, 2021

Ask a librarian, Research tips, Tips and tricks:

Introducing Collection Discovery, a new way of exploring curated collections of material digitised by the Library.

Catalogue upgrade: QR codes and search suggestions

Catalogue upgrade: QR codes and search suggestions

July 1, 2021

Ask a librarian, Research tips & tricks, Tips and tricks:

Create QR codes, see recent search suggestions and view up 50 results at a time with these new features recently added to the Library catalogue.

Catalogue upgrade: Export to excel and sticky filters

Catalogue upgrade: Export to excel and sticky filters

November 13, 2020

Ask a librarian, Research tips, Tips and tricks:

Export your search results or saved items to Excel and more easily limit your results with improved ‘sticky’ filters that persist between searches, two new features recently added to the Library… Read More ›

Catalogue upgrade: Introducing some new features

Catalogue upgrade: Introducing some new features

May 19, 2020

Ask a librarian, Research tips, Tips and tricks:

Save, share and export multiple results and search curated newspaper collections using new features recently added to the Library catalogue.  Save, share and export Found a collection of items in… Read More ›

New-look catalogue: News Articles search

New-look catalogue: News Articles search

October 4, 2019

Tips and tricks:

This new search feature makes it easier to find the newspaper articles you want.

Our new-look catalogue: My favourites, Saved searches and Search history

Our new-look catalogue: My favourites, Saved searches and Search history

August 22, 2019

Tips and tricks:

Learn some catalogue tips which will help manage your research.

Five things to keep in mind when researching your family history

Five things to keep in mind when researching your family history

July 16, 2019

Family history events, Family matters, Research tips & tricks, Tips and tricks:

While we’re waiting for National Family History Month to roll around, let’s get a head start by exploring some crucial things to think about when researching your family history. Diving… Read More ›

Our new-look catalogue: personalise your Articles search results

Our new-look catalogue: personalise your Articles search results

July 16, 2019

Tips and tricks:

You can now personalise your Article searches, making the results more specific to your interests.

Our new-look catalogue: Browse and Related items

Our new-look catalogue: Browse and Related items

May 21, 2019

Tips and tricks:

Read about the new browsing feature of our redesigned online catalogue and learn how to discover related material in the collection.