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About OneSearch

OneSearch is the Lancaster University resource discovery tool that enables you to find both physical and digital resources. More information


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When you sign in to OneSearch you will be given the opportunity to tell OneSearch a little bit about yourself. Nothing personal, just whether you are an Undergraduate, Graduate, Researcher, and in what discipline you are primarily interested. More information


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  • For phrases use quotation marks: "global warming"
  • For truncated searches use an asterisk: cultur*
  • To include any word or phrase use OR: football OR soccer
  • To exclude a term use NOT: football NOT american
  • To group terms use brackets: (football OR soccer) NOT american
  • To search for a DOI number, enter it into the search box and choose the 'Articles and more' tab
  • To search for a journal title enter it into the search box and choose the 'Books and more' tab


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Maps, music scores and microforms

These are currently kept in on-site storage. Please complete the request and collect form to request this item. You will be sent an email to your university email account when your item is ready for collection.


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