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Using One Search at the Law Library  

Last Updated: Oct 6, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Where Can I Get Help?

General Questions? Contact the Circulation desk at

PhoneCall the circulation desk at (605-677-3930).

 Question? Visit the Circulation Desk during regular hours.

 Reference Questions? Visit the Reference Desk during regular hours.

PhoneCall the Reference Desk at (605-677-4031).


One Search Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why a new Integrated Library System platform?

In an effort to better connect the USD community to the information resources and digital tools they need, the University Libraries are implementing a newly integrated library system platform that will enhance and expand library services and operational workflows university-wide.

Supporting USD's commitment to innovation and accessibility, the new system will enable the University Libraries to continuously refresh and unveil new digital tools that will allow students and faculty to search, browse, share and customize materials in increasingly robust and intuitive ways.

Additionally, the platform will support broader integration of information resources through its alignment with all the SD BOR libraries to ensure greater fiscal responsibility and operational efficiency.

2. What resources will I find in USD's Library One Search?

You will be able to find scholarly articles, books and e-books, journals, dissertations, music, films video, government documents, newspaper articles, reviews.

3. Is there a way to search by an exact year?

Yes. In the advanced search options, select Publication date and you will be give options for a specific date, or within the last year, last 2 years, last 5 years, etc.

4. Can I browse by call numbers? 

Yes, you can search for a call number stem and add the wild card (*) symbol to the end.

5. How do I save or print records from USD's Library One Search?

From the results list, use the pin icon to save an item to your Favorites. If you are not signed in, this option is temporary and items will disappear from the Favorites area when you close your browser. 

To print, click the dots or ellipses next to a result to see more options. Then, select the printer icon.


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