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OneSearch User's Guide: General Search Tips

Additional Help

OneSearch covers all subject areas and includes a vast amount of resources in many formats. Use its search box to look for article citations, books, articles, and other resources.

Library resources may also be found by searching these links: 

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Or search in the Catalog, Databases or e-Journal list. 

General Search Tips

Be specific for best results, e.g., photography during the civil war, not just civil war. 

Refining your search: After entering a search, use the facets on the left to narrow the results
  • target only peer-reviewed articles 
  • show only items with Full Text available online 
  • include newspaper articles, books, journal articles, and more
  • limit your results by content type, discipline, date, subject terms, language, or library location.

When it is not available at FAU Libraries

For items not available in the FAU Libraries collections, click on the title and scroll down to "Request through Interlibrary Loan" to place an Interlibrary Loan request for the item (Pre-registration required to use this service).  

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