About UMUC Library OneSearch


What is UMUC Library OneSearch?


This service, made available in conjunction with EBSCO Publishing, allows users to find scholarly articles, books, and/or other research resources via a single search engine. With UMUC Library OneSearch users can simultaneously search most of the databases to which the UMUC Library subscribes, either directly or as additional resources. (Which databases?)



How do I use OneSearch?


  • Enter your search terms and view results.
    Enter your search terms from the Research Resources tab on the library home page or use the Advanced Search screen for more search options. Your results will look like this:

    OneSearch screen overview

  • Refine your results.
    Use the left panel to narrow down your results to more specific criteria.

    Options to narrow your search results

  • Get the full text.
    Click the HTML Full Text or PDF Full Text link to read the item, orclick the Find It button to see if another database has the full text. (If full text is not available, the Find It menu will give you the option to get the item through DocumentExpress.)
    Get the full text.

  • Or view the detailed record, read the abstract, and use the tools.
    Click the item's title to view the detailed record, where you will find the abstract and some useful tools, including the ability to print, e-mail, and bookmark the item, add it to a My EBSCOhost folder, and export it to a bibliographic management tool, such as RefWorks.
    Detailed record, with useful tools.

Need more details?
See EBSCO Discovery Service Help.

Need help?
Ask a Librarian.



What databases are included in OneSearch?


Many of the databases to which the UMUC Library subscribes are available in OneSearch. A complete list is below.

What databases are included in OneSearch?

What databases are not included?

  • Academic Search Complete
  • America: History & Life
  • American Doctoral Dissertations 1933 - 1955
  • Books24x7
  • Business Insights: Essentials
  • Business Source Complete
  • CINAHL Complete
  • Computer Database
  • Computers & Applied Sciences Complete
  • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
  • Education Research Complete
  • Environment Complete
  • ERIC
  • European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • GPO Monthly Catalog
  • GreenFILE
  • Health Business Elite
  • Health Source - Consumer Edition
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
  • Historical Abstracts
  • Hoover's (Company Profiles only)
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
  • MasterFILE Premier
  • Mergent Online
  • Military & Government Collection
  • Nursing Reference Center Plus
  • OAIster
  • Oxford Reference
  • Oxford Scholarship Online
  • Political Science Complete
  • Primary Search
  • Professional Development Collection
  • Project Muse
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
  • PsycINFO
  • Regional Business News
  • ScienceDirect
  • SocINDEX with Full Text
  • Teacher Reference Center

Each of these databases will need to be searched individually (see Databases by Title):

  • ABI/Inform Global
  • ACM Digital Library
  • ArchiveGrid
  • ArticleFirst
  • BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine)
  • Bibliography of the History of Art
  • BuildingGreen Suite
  • Christian Science Monitor
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
  • ClasePeriodica
  • Criminology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
  • D&B Key Business Ratios
  • Dissertations and Theses Global (ProQuest)
  • Ebook Central
  • Electronic Books (OCLC)
  • Electronic Collections Online
  • Emerald Fulltext and Management Reviews
  • Emerald Management Thinking
  • Factiva
  • General Business File ASAP
  • Google Scholar
  • Health Management Database
  • Homeland Security Digital Library
  • IEEE Computer Society Digital Library
  • Industry Surveys
  • Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • LION: Literature Online
  • Literary Index
  • New York Times
  • Nexis Uni
  • PapersFirst
  • ProceedingsFirst
  • ProQuest News & Newspapers
  • Psychology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
  • PubMed
  • PubMedCentral
  • S&P Equity Research (Standard &Poor's)
  • S&P NetAdvantage (Standard &Poor's)
  • Safari Books Online
  • SAGE Knowledge: SAGE Reference eBook Collection
  • Scopus
  • Sociology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
  • Sun (Baltimore)
  • Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Washington Post
  • WorldCat