Answered By: Stacy Williams Last Updated: Nov 06, 2015 Views: 64
USC Libraries main search option is a discovery tool that allows you to quickly and easily search across the majority of the Libraries' print and online collections from a single search box.
Results are relevance-ranked and you have numerous options for narrowing and focusing your results using facets.
When you use this search option you are searching:
- HOMER catalog records (books, e-books, government documents, videos, audio recordings and more)
- Helix catalog records (Health Sciences Library Catalog)
- Advocat catalog records (Law School Catalog)
- Articles from most of the Library's print and online journals, magazines and newspapers
- Content from the majority of the library's full-text databases
- Records from over 30 of the library's core citation databases (including MLA International Bibliography, ERIC, Web of Science, Center for Research Libraries Catalog, Hispanic-American Periodicals Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, and Dissertations and Theses)
- ONE Archive's book and periodical records
- Shoah Foundation records
- USC Digital Library content
- USC Archives & Special Collections Finding Aids
- Open Access collections (including HathiTrust, DOAJ, American Memory, and Project Gutenberg)
To learn more consult the USC Libraries Main Search User Guide