OneSearch provides a simple way to search for books, eBooks, videos, articles, digital media, and more, all in one place. In the search box above, you will see a drop-down list of options for filtering your search. To find books, you have several options:
ALiCat Only: ALiCat stands for Augustana Library Catalog. Our catalog includes physical items found on the shelves in the Tredway Library, as well as electronic items like eBooks and videos. This search also includes items in Special Collections and the Swenson Center.
All I-Share Libraries: This searches for physical books and media from other academic libraries across Illinois. Many of these items can be requested for delivery to Tredway Library through a service called I-Share (eBooks, with some exceptions, are normally not available to request due to licensing restrictions).
Tredway Library Resources (ALiCat+Articles): This searches all of the library's physical and electronic resources (books, eBooks, videos, journal/magazine articles, and electronic references sources. This search also includes items in Special Collections and the Swenson Center.
Not every article you find will be immediately available in full-text. But you can still obtain the full-text for your research! In the brief videos below, librarian Anne Earel demonstrates how to:
and, if Augustana doesn't have the article you need,
**Note** that the database Anne uses in these videos may be different than what you are using for your own research. But the principles for searching Augustana's resources for a full-text article, and for ordering through interlibrary loan, are the same!