If a book that you need is checked out by another user, don't despair! You can place a recall request through discoverE.
The recall period is 10 days. If you need the book sooner than that, don't panic! Ask a reference librarian at the Library Service Desk (online or in-person) for help with other options.
Emory borrowers can check out books from many local colleges. Ask the Reference desk for more information.
Using Interlibrary Loan (ILL), you can also:
You will be notified when your materials arrive (most materials are obtained within 2 weeks).
discoverE is designed to be user-friendly, but it pays to spend a little time up front becoming familiar with its features.
1. Get help! Take advantage of discoverE's Help page.
2. Choose the best tab for your needs.
3. Use the search limit boxes on discoverE's Advanced Search to return more precise search results.
This advanced search will retrieve English language books on the subject of Shakespeare's Hamlet:
4. Take advantage of the Refine My Results facets on the left.
After you receive a list of results, you can click on the links on the left to limit the results by Resource Type (format), Topic (subject), Author/Creator, Library, Collection, etc. Here is an example of the facets that show up when you do a general search for "Hamlet":