ENG 2150: Writing II - Prof. Everett

OneSearch

OneSearch

Find books, articles, videos, and more!

What is OneSearch?

OneSearch is a search platform where you can find books, e-books, journal articles, news articles, books and articles on Reserve, and books at other CUNY libraries.

OneSearch is a great place to search for books or to begin to explore your research topic.

OneSearch on the Library Home Page

When you click "Define Your Search," you are presented with options you must select before you can type your search terms:

Search options within the search box

 

Books (print + ebooks) will search the OneSearch system.

Articles will search the OneSearch system for articles in journals, newspapers, and magazines.

Videos will search the OneSearch system for streaming videos and DVDs

Books + Articles + Videos will search OneSearch for all of the above format types and more.

Databases will link you to a page with an A-Z list of all library databases.

Journals will search the OneSearch system for journals we have online and in print.

Newspapers + Magazines will search the OneSearch system for newspapers and magazines we have online and in print.

Course Reserves will link you to a page listing all the courses where we have items on reserve.

Library Services & Policies will search just the library web pages for info about our services.

What's in OneSearch?

What you CAN find in OneSearch

checkbox  Scholarly journal articles, magazine articles, newspaper articles
 
checkbox  Print books & ebooks @ Baruch College
 
checkbox  Print books @ other CUNY colleges
   

What you can SOMETIMES find in OneSearch

Sometimes

 Streaming videos & DVDs
 Alternative: use the Videos & Movies guide

Sometimes

 Articles from reference books
 Alternative: use the Dictionaries & Encyclopedias databases

   

What you CAN'T find in OneSearch

Can't find

 Data & statistics
 Alternative: use the Statistics databases

Can't find

 Company & industry reports
 Alternative: use the Business databases

Can't find

 Market research reports
 Alternative: use the Marketing databases

Top Search Tips

1. Quote marks around phrases = more precise results

quote marks around phrase

 

2. Type AND in all caps between concepts

AND between search concepts

 

3. "Filter" your search results by resource type, date, and more. Use the "Limit to" option for "Peer Reviewed Journals" to get just scholarly journal articles.

Use filters on right side of search results

 

4. Use "Advanced Search" mode for greater control

Advanced search mode