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United Search

Adapted from Harvard Library's HOLLIS User Guide.

What am I searching?

With United Search you have the ability to search across a variety of library resources to include:

  • Databases
  • E-journals
  • E-books
  • Articles
  • Print Materials
  • Library Catalog

Choose United Search if:

  • You want to explore the broadest variety of resources.
  • Your topic is very interdisciplinary or very current.
  • You already have the title of an article you want.

Choose Library Catalog if:

  • You want an item on library shelves.
  • You want an item in offsite facility. 
  • You need reliable filters for authors and subjects.

Choose a Database if:

  • You want to do a more thorough search.
  • You want to search a specific body of material.
  • You need search functions United Search doesn't offer.