Search options in CDO
Searching the directory allows you to find a consortium record.
Access the main search page
To access the search page, log in or Click the Search option located on the menu bar from within anywhere in CDO.
Tip: All search options can be run in conjunction with each other
Consortium name search
Type the name of a consortium or member, part of a name or its acronym into the search box.
Try “CAUL” Click Search
Tip: You can also use truncated word searches eg univ libr
Tip: If you know the Ringgold Identifier you can also search here, in the Ringgold ID field
Geographic area search
Select optional region, country or state/province (USA & CAN only)
Search by country
Find consortia that have licensed your competitor’s products.
Vendor: A publisher or vendor of online information content, primarily scholarly, academic and professional or reference information sources, although more general content providers are listed.
Tip: If you want to restrict a vendor search to a certain country or region you can also select the region, country or state in conjunction with this search
Consortium activity search
Select activity type eg Interlibrary Loan
Tip: See Glossary for explanation of classification terms
Subject specialism search
Select subject area
Consortia membership type search
Find consortia that contain a specific type of institution within their membership, eg that contain universities among the membership.
Select membership type