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How to Select Multiple Databases Using OneSearch: Home

Do you want to search several databases at once, but not ALL of them? Here's how!

How To Search Multiple Databases Using OneSearch

To search in multiple databases at once using OneSearch:

  1. Go to the library homepage at
  2. Enter your search into the OneSearch box. Use Boolean Operators to get more and better search results. Click the Search button.
  3. Go to the Refine Results menu on the left side of the search results list.
  4. Scroll down to Content Provider and click the Show More link.
  5. Select the databases you want to search by putting a check in the box next to each database's name. Click the Update button. 

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