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Communication Studies 201: Public Address (Swift): Cuesta Library Search

Exploring OneSearch

One Search makes it easy to find books, journal and magazine articles, eBooks, videos and streaming media from a single search box, with one list of results and options for refining them.

Getting Started

  • Go to the Cuesta Library's OneSearch box on the Library Home Page or myCuesta (under Resources tab)
  • Type in any keyword or phrase and choose the Search icon or Enter key on your keyboard
  • For the broadest results, do not change the default search (Everything)

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Understanding OneSearch Results

Understanding Your Results

  • Your results are sorted by relevance to your search term(s)
  • The results list contains books, articles, and videos 
  • Each entry on your results list includes the title, author, date, and type of source
  • Items available online in their entirety say Available Online through Cuesta College

To find print books

  • Find the location, call number, and availability of the book at the end of the entry
  • Write down the call number to find it on the library shelves

To find articles

  • Click on the title of the article
  • Click on the database title under the heading "View Online"
  • Choose the PDF full text link

Sign in to your Library account
On the Results page, you can sign in to your library (MyCuesta) account. Doing this will allow you to:

  • View more complete search results
  • Renew books and other library materials
  • Save searches
  • Create favorites lists
  • Export citations to EndNote Web and other citation management tools

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How To Use OneSearch

Need a Book from Another Library?

See how to order a book from a different Cuesta campus:

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Specialized Databases

The following recommended databases may be searched individually: