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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.

Find Journals

Finding Journals

To locate journals, use Journal Search. For information about other methods to find Journals please refer to the links below.

You will need to Sign In to access any online resources.  (More about Signing in and Library Card (your online Library account))

Getting Started

Journal search

1. Access Journal search from the Library OneSearch box. Look for a "Journal Search" button, 
From the OneSearch top menu.

2. Type the Name or ISSN of the journal in the search box 
     Journal Search will offer some predictive search results based on the collection. 

3. Click the spyglass icon or Enter key

Journal Search Results

From the results page, you can use the filters to limit by ejournals (available online) or print journals (Physical items in the library).  You can also see from the records if they are available online or if they have a physical location. Peer-Reviewed journals are also clearly identified on this page as well as Open Access journals.

Click on the journal title for more information and options.


Searching within eJournals

1. Click on the Details for the Journal (This works for both electronic journals and print journals)

2. Enter your search terms in the Search Box

3. The Journal search box will move your query to a populated Advanced Search field.

In the example, we can see that the ISSN - which identifies the journal we are wanting to search - has been entered. This prevents any other journal from responding. 

4. Modify your search as desired and Search as per usual.

Browsing eJournals

To browse the articles in a particular issue - similar to flipping through a print copy of a journal

1. In the Journal details

2. Click on the link under "Full-Text Availability" to go to the database where the eJournal resides

On the Right-side of the details page we can see links for all issues. 

3. Click on the year to expand the option to see all issues in that grouping

4. Click on the issue you want to explore

5. A search is created to see all articles related to that particular issue of the selected journal. 

From this screen, you can modify the search to a particular topic and search as per usual.