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Beginning this summer and throughout the fall semester, we are working to upgrade the research experience by making ongoing improvements to our Research Guides.
You may encounter changes in the look and feel of the Research Guides website along with structural changes to our existing guides. If you have any questions or concerns about this process please let us know.

OneSearch User's Guide.

OneSearch - Easy to Use!

OneSearch

 

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

Do you like to use Google?  OneSearch is like Google, but better!

  • Searches Library Catalog
  • Searches for Journal Articles
  • Easily Refine your Search

Once you have created a basic search using OneSearch,
refine it by these or other filters:

  • Type of Content
  • Subject Terms
  • Publication Date
  • Location
  • Language

Here's how:

  • Choose "More Options" below each of these areas to be able to "include" or "exclude" items in each area.
  • Put phrases inside quotation marks to search for words in a specific order, i.e., "civil war" or "multicultural education."

To learn more about using OneSearch, visit our OneSearch guide!

Start with OneSearch

Use OneSearch to find books, journal articles, newspapers, streaming video, and more in the FAU library. For more information, see the following videos:

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).  

More Search Tips

Last updated on Sep 3, 2022 3:09 PM