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Searching with OneSearch

OneSearch retrieves results from a wide variety of library resources, including books, full-text articles, citations, and other sources from online collections. Results are retrieved and ranked according to relevancy.

  • Begin your search by entering your key words in the search box.
  • Use quotation marks to indicate phrases.
  • Type AND in all-caps between search terms you want to include.
  • Then click on the title of the item or the full text link in order to see more information about the item.
  • If the full text of the document is available it will be displayed when you click on the item's title.

All of your search results - including books, articles of all types, dissertations, and videos - are displayed in one list. You can determine a little bit about the items in the list by reading the information near the bottom of each item.  Click the "Preview" link to see more information about the item, which often includes an abstract.  The content type is noted, as are items that are available online.