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What is SmartCat?


SmartCat is the Library search engine for students and staff of the University of Groningen. In SmartCat you will find the entire printed and electronic collection of the University of Gronigen Library. You can search for books, journals, articles, DVDs etc. SmartCat gives information about where material is located at the University of Groningen Library and provides links to the online collection.

SmartCat is much more than just a catalogue: it is a discovery tool where you can also find what is available in other libraries in the Netherlands and abroad.

Where can I find SmartCat?

SmartCat can be found on the library website.

Go to the University of Groningen Library website  >Search >SmartCat 

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Subjects: Information Literacy, SmartCat, Systematic Review, OER