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1Search (library search system)

Why do I need to sign in?

After you enter a search in 1Search on the OSU Libraries' home page, you will be asked to sign in.

We are encouraging you to sign in before you see your search results so you can get the full benefit of the new 1Search.

  1. You can save searches and items to your e-shelf. They'll still be there when you sign in the next time. If you go in as Guest, you can put things on your e-shelf but only temporarily. Once you exit 1Search, they will be gone.

  2. There is some content from online journals and ebooks that will not display unless you are signed in. The publishers/vendors make this requirement. If you want to search the breadth of our online content, you will want to sign in.

You can always log in later in the top right corner of the screen but you'll want to rerun your search to get the maximum benefit.