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OneSearch (Database Instruction)

OneSearch allows you to search the Library's books, journals, DVDs, databases and media collection all at the same time. This guide will give you an introduction to everything you need to know.

Green banner at the top

OneSearch Toolbar



Across the top of the OneSearch tool, you will find a green banner. This navigation bar will get you around many of OneSearch's features. Click on the image to go to the actual toolbar.

  • ​RRC | Library Services - Return back to the Library Homepage (

  • Library Search - Start fresh with the OneSearch Basic Search page.  More about Basic Search
  • Journal Search - Look for electronic and print journal subscriptions.   More about Journal Search
  • Course Reserve Search - Look for Course reserves by Instructor name, Course name or Item name.  More about Course Reserve Search (coming soon)
  • Databases A-Z - Access a list of all databases the library subscribes to. This is the same as the Orange tab on the main page.  More about Articles/Databases A-Z
  • Inter-Library Loan - borrow materials from other libraries.  More about Inter-Library Loan
  • Citation Search - Find a specific journal article, journal or book by citation information. For best results, include a title, ISSN, ISBN, DOI or PMID.  More about Citation Search.
  • ... - click on the "more" tab to see an expanded list of options


  • Search History (clock) - see a list of searches you have done in this session. You can save your searches to access on future sessions.  More about Favorites
  • Favorites (pushpin) - save your favorite books, journals, articles and more using favorites.  More about Favorites
  • Sign In / Your name / Menu - if you haven't signed in yet, do it now - get access to special features. 
    If you are already signed in you will see your name there instead, with options to special features and log out.   More about Library Card (your online Library account)