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A subject research guide for the students and faculty in geography at Oregon State University.

Start Broadly - 1Search

Find books, online scholarly articles or newspaper articles that OSU subscribes to.  If you need to find specific items, such as books by a particular author, use the advanced search option for more precise searching. Access 1Search from the library's home page.

1Search search bar showing two links: Databases A through Z and eJournals A through Z


How Do I Use 1Search?

Start by entering some keywords. Because 1Search searches so much stuff, you can try more targeted searches. The results of your search are displayed in the left column. Options for refining your search are on the right side. Refining your search gives you the best results. Learn more about refining in the next module (below).

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