About Find It!

  • Search pre-selected groups of databases or create your own sets of online resources
  • Create your own sets of often-searched databases
  • Customize your research by saving search results in the same place you search
  • Research multiple disciplines

QuickSearch: An easy and efficient way to get started on research, QuickSearch allows you to search Quick Sets, pre-selected groups of databases that provide broad subject coverage. You are able to immediately access some of the most important and frequently searched databases in a variety of fields.

MultiSearch: MultiSearch offers subject categories with more focused database offerings that have been selected by the Libraries’ subject librarians. You can search up to ten databases at once and can customize your searches.

Find Database: Find Database allows you to locate specific databases by title or subject, including sub-categories, for even more selective, focused searching.

Consolidate and organize your research in one place with My Find it! where you can save sets of databases, article citations, and search histories. Log in with your WUSTL Key to access:

My Databases – create Quick Sets of often-searched databases, which will appear on the QuickSearch and MultiSearch pages.

eShelf – save article citations.

History – save specific searches and receive emails of updates on those searches.

Find it! searches across databases, including the Libraries’ catalog, to find the full-text version of an article. Use the Get it! function of the search engine to access full text or find where you can locate it.

Choosing Search Articles and Databases in the Search Resources box on the Libraries’ homepage will connect you to Find it! Log in with your WUSTL Key  to save searches or citations. For help while using Find it! you can go to the “Help” link located on top right of every page. See these Frequently Asked Questions for more information, and librarians are always available to answer questions.

If you run into problems while using Find it! please click on the Problems? Tell us! link at the bottom of any Find it! screen.