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OneSearch, the search box on the Library home page is a tool that lets you search (almost) everything in a single search.

Included in OneSearch

  • Books, e-books, media, online articles
  • Ebsco eBook collection
  • Articles from magazines, newspaper and journals
    • EbscoHost databases
    • Gale databases
    • Artstor
    • Nature Journal
    • Scientific American Magazine
  • Streaming video
    • Films on Demand
    • Kanopy
  • Online encyclopedias
    • World Book
    • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia and more

What can’t you find in the discovery search?

There are a few databases that are not searchable via the discovery tool, but they are linked on the right in your search results. They are also linked form the library website.  They are:

  • Gale Literature Criticism Online
  • Proquest Safari eBooks
  • Statista

Search Help

Need help using OneSearch?  Use the Ebsco Discovery Services Quick Start Guide for Students or ask a CCSF librarian for assistance.

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