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OneSearch - A Guide to Searching for Library Resources: Books & Articles

Learn more about OneSearch, our new library catalog.

Try OneSearch

Use OneSearch to find print and online books, articles, and other types of sources. Limit your results to the types of sources you want by choosing the appropriate items from the filtering options.

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For more search options go to Advanced Search.

Need help?

For do-it-yourself help, watch the OneSearch introduction video:

How to Search for Articles in OneSearch

  1. Search your topic in the OneSearch search box
    image of OneSearch search box

  2. Select the Articles filter box under Resource Type
    OneSearch results page of a search for 'cats' with image of finger pointing at filter option for 'Articles' to the left of the search results

  3. Select Apply Filters
    image of finger pointing at button labeled 'Apply Filters'

How to Request Print Books from the SBCC Library

Books for Pickup at the Library

The links below provide instructions and more information about requesting and picking up print books from the library's regular collection. Please note that print textbooks are not available. To request temporary online access to chapters from your textbook, use the eReserve Request Form.

Books by Mail for Out-of-Area Students

We are happy to mail books other than textbooks to SBCC online students who do not live in the immediate Santa Barbara area. Please email circulation@sbcc.edu to make your request. Be sure to include your SBCC student ID number and your mailing address. Textbooks and other course reserve materials are available for limited loan periods and cannot be shipped.

How to Search for Books in OneSearch

  1. Search your topic in the OneSearch search box
    image of OneSearch search box

  2. Select the Books filter box under Resource Type
    OneSearch results page of a search for 'dogs' with image of finger pointing at filter option for 'Books' to the left of the search results

  3. Select Apply Filters
    image of finger pointing at button labeled 'Apply Filters'