The Knovel database has released a new platform; in addition to the improved screen display, new features include …

Results lists

  • Snippets available for each entry to help you see the context in which your keywords appear.
  • Search within capability.
  • Filter by content type facets such as interactive tables, text sections, material datasheets, conference proceedings, case studies, etc.
  • Filter to show only those item available in ASU’s subscription.
  • Easy to see “closed padlock” icon for items that are not in ASU’s subscription.
  • Faster full text viewing – a new web-based PDF viewer reduces download wait times.
  • Breadcrumb trail display at top of results list for easy navigation between search sets.

Data search

  • New wizard functionality enabling “drag and drop” from a list of properties.
  • Number of relevant answers is displayed in the lower part of the search screen and is updated as more search criteria are added.
  • Ability to locate critical numeric range values of properties with complete control over units.

My Knovel Account

  • Supports shared folders so content can be shared with a class or among members of a team or workgroup.
  • Allows access from off-campus without having to go through ASU Libraries’ website.

Online tutorials are available at support.knovel.com/tutorials-2/

Questions? Contact Linda Shackle, Engineering Librarian, Noble Science and Engineering Library, at linda.shackle@asu.edu.

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