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This guide will provide information about OneSearch, which can be used to find books, articles, and more.


Welcome to the LibGuide on OneSearch!  This guide will provide information on what OneSearch is and how to use it.  It also contains several handoutsthat provide more information about OneSearch.

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What is OneSearch?

What is OneSearch?
OneSearch is a tool that searches across the Ort Library's resources and collections. OneSearch brings together article databases, the library catalog, and e-books, as well as other online resources provided by the library all with a single search!

How do I Access OneSearch and Conduct a Search?
To access OneSearch, point your web browser to the Lewis J. Ort Library website ( and enter your search terms in the search box as in the following example:

What do the Tabs Across the Top of the OneSearch Box Mean?
Each of the tabs above the OneSearch box allows you to conduct a different type of search:

    • Articles, Books, & More – Search all library resources (journal articles, books, e-books, etc.).
    • Catalog – Limit your search to the library catalog.
    • E-Books – Search for electronic books.
    • Databases A-Z – Select a specific database for conducting your research.
    • Journals A-Z – Browse electronic journals by title or subject.

      Discover Library & Scholarly Resources with OneSearch

      Search for library books, articles from library databases, and more ... simultaneously from one box!

      OneSearch: Articles, Books & More

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      Theresa Mastrodonato
      Coordinator of Library Instruction for First Year Students/Reference Librarian
      Lewis J. Ort Library - Room 318
      Frostburg State University
      1 Susan Eisel Drive
      Frostburg, MD 21532

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