Answered By: Danielle Zino Rosenthal
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2014     Views: 84

Mango Discovery and Google Scholar are both search engines that let you quickly search across a massive index of scholarly information.

Mango Discovery and Google Scholar search different bodies of scholarly content. There is overlap, but there is content findable in Mango Discovery but not Google Scholar, and vice-versa. The two search engines perform relevance ranking in very different ways.


Some features unique to Mango Discovery:
  • Results are reflective of the FGCU Library collection — as a library patron, you have access to mostly everything you can find in Mango Discovery, with the exception of when you choose uBorrow, or "Search other university libraries" in your search.
  • Find print/physical material in the Library collection — Mango Discovery contains all our Library Catalog records and can be used for finding print material and media in the library. Choose the "Books in the Library" facet located on the left side.
  • Useful search refinements:
    • “Limit to articles from peer-review journals”
    • Select item records to email, text print, cite, export

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