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Library Research Tools and Assistance

Learn more about the various tools available to help you with your library research!

OneSearch Video Tutorial

OneSearch is also known as a Discovery Tool. Please view this video from EBSCO to learn more about how you can work with OneSearch:

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.
  • JournalSearch – Browse electronic journals by title or subject.