Published: 6th September 2017
Discoverer is an extremely useful data analysis tool that can provide many answers quicker and easier than running a query. Please follow the guides below to learn how to access these reports.
If you require access to Discoverer or need a new password, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Discoverer only works in Firefox or Internet Explorer.
Open either Internet Explorer or Firefox and, if you have not already saved the link, go to http://www.staffnet.manchester.ac.uk/
Click on Discoverer Plus (Regular) under Staff Systems in the bottom left.
The Discoverer log-in screen should appear. Click Create Connection in the top right if this is your first time to log in.
Follow these steps to complete this page:
- Name: The connection name can be anything you like, e.g. My Discoverer.
- User Name: Enter your usual IT username.
- Password: Enter the Discoverer password you were initially provided.
- Database: Enter dwp1
Once you have populated these fields, click on Apply and Connect (either of the two buttons).
Next time you arrive on the log-in page, you will see your connection in the Choose Connection section. Click on this to advance.
All you need to do is enter your password and click on Go.