Research & Referencing

A guide for students and staff on referencing, copyright, creative commons and more



This page shows you how you can perform research in the library catalogue Nexus S Search.

CLICK HERE to access Nexus Search


Searching Databases in Oliver


From the Home screen, click on Search other sources to the right of the search bar.


Choose the databases and websites you want to search

image of a list of databases

Search results appear in tabs under the search bar. Click each tab to see them. Click on a title for a window to appear which has more information and a link to the article or website.

image of search results

Searching for magazine articles

Nexus S Search

You can conduct much of your research using Nexus S search, including searching through our own collections. But you can also search the databases we subscribe to, such as Gale, ClickView and Weblinks. For further information on these databases, read the Databases page on this LibGuide. 

An infographic explaining the basics of Nexus S Search, including how to search other sources, is shown below.

For further information on using the Nexus S Search, follow the guide available to all students here.