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Lexington High School Learning Commons: DISCUS Help


For login and password assistance, email Ms. Boltjes or Mrs. Fear.


  • When using DISCUS resources, do NOT use the url in the address bar to bookmark an article. Instead, look for PERMALINK to use as a bookmark.

Smartseach Hints

Select Advanced Search under search window.

Select search terms with Boolean strategy and "search"

To narrow results, select I want to see, then Show More at the bottom of that box.
Check options such as Magazines, Primary Documents, Biographies, etc. to narrow search results. Then click update.