There are several helpful tools in the One Search menu. Click the right arrow to learn how you can use them to access additional library options and materials.
Click New Search to clear your search filters and begin a new search from the One Search home page.
Can't Find It?
Click Can't Find It? if you're having trouble finding or accessing a resource in One Search. You'll see a One Search Help page with search tips, Interlibrary Loan, and error reporting options.
Click Databases to access over 600 databases that provide access to full-text articles and other materials.
Click Journals to access online or print journals by title.
Click Browse to browse our collections by subject, author, title, or call number.
How do I limit my search results?
Filters can be found on the right-hand side of the One Search interface. Click the right arrow to learn how you can make your search more precise with filters.
Use this filter to view items available in the library, full-text online, or peer reviewed.
Use this filter to select material types you want, including:
To exclude a "Resource Type" category, hover over the option and click on the red slashed checkmark that appears. A "Resource Type" option will not appear if there are no corresponding items in your results.
Use this filter to limit to a specific physical library location.
Use these filters to limit your search to the following:
How do I use the advanced search box?
Use the Advanced Search to limit your keyword search to specific fields, like title or author, and to narrow your search from the start by material type, language, and publication years.
Simplify your search options at any time by clicking on Simple Search on the right-hand side.
Select a Field
Click on the "Any field" drop-down menu to choose where Primo searches for your keywords in an item record. Options include:
Subject (a main topic of the work)
Call number (LCC)
ISBN; ISSN (used for journals, newspapers, etc.)
OCLC number (used for item record in WorldCat)
Search Material Type
Click on "All Items" in the drop-down menu to limit your search to a specific material type. Options include: books, articles, journals, images, and audio visual.
NOTE: This is an incomplete list. For more options, perform your search first and then use the Resource Type filter on the right of the results page.
How do I find a specific journal?
Click Journals in the top menu. You will see a complete list of both electronic and print journals ASU Library has access to, in alphabetical order. Search by title or browse alphabetically by title by clicking the letters at the top of the page.
How do I find related content?
To see related items, click on a title and scroll to the Virtual Browse section. You can browse items "shelved" in the same subject area by clicking the left and right arrows.
To view related articles, click an article title and scroll to the Citations section:
Click citing this to see a list of sources that cited the article.
Click cited in this to see a list of sources cited within the article.
To discover related articles, click an article title and explore the Related Reading list on the right.