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Where to Start Your Research

OneSearch Tutorials

OneSearch allows you to search across all CSU library resources.

Need help using OneSearch? Try the step-by-step 'What Is OneSearch' tutorial or view the 'Using OneSearch' video.

As always, contact us if you need more help!


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Source Types

Background Information

Google See our guide to using Google for tips & tricks as you search
Wikipedia Check the reference list and bibliography on any Wikipedia article for more sources
Encyclopedias & Reference Books Find background info across all subject areas

Books, articles, and additional sources

OneSearch Search books, articles, journals, databases, and e-books all at once
Databases by Subject Narrow your search to a specific discipline
CSU Catalog Find materials that are located here in the CSU Library (e-books as well)
PASCAL Search for materials located in academic libraries throughout South Carolina
Google Scholar Search scholarly literature across a variety of disciplines
Google Books Preview online books across a variety of disciplines
Google News Find "breaking news headlines and personalized news stories based on your likes and interests"


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