Answered By: Lauren Puzier
Last Updated: Aug 11, 2020     Views: 133

LibSearch is our one-stop search tool to explore the majority of the library’s physical and electronic collections. This tool is a perfect starting point for general interdisciplinary research.

Searching LibSearch

1. LibSearch is the search box on our library homepage.  You may search Everything, or just Books, Articles or  Videos by using the checkboxes below the LibSearch box. 

Enter your keywords and launch the search to view the search results. 

2 On the Search Results page, use the filters on the left sidebar to narrow your results. Your results list will automatically update as you apply filters.

Popular filters to try include:

  • Full Text Online 
  • Peer-Reviewed (Scholarly) Journals
  • Choosing a publication date range
  • Selecting a type of item (Books, Academic Journals, Magazines)


3. If you see an item that looks good:

  • Click on the preview icon to view quick information about the item
  • Click the title to view the full details
  • Click on a full-text icon to open the full document:

Search Results page example

LibSearch also offers Advanced Search options.


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