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OneSearch: Getting Started

OneSearch is how you find books, journals, videos, databases and more at UWA

What is OneSearch?

OneSearch is your essential launch pad for discovering information resources available at UWA.

It searches across the whole UWA Library collection as well as many online indexes, journal databases, eBook collections, and so much more.


Sign In

To best experience OneSearch it is strongly recommended that you Sign In.

By Signing In you will be able to:

  • Retrieve more search results when you are off campus or using Unifi on campus (some of our online resources require you to sign in for them to appear in your results)
  • Access UWA subscription-only resources
  • Save your search results & searches for as long as you choose
  • Request items from the UWA collections and recall those that are out on loan
  • View your loans, requests and fines/fees in My Library Account
  • Access the GetIt service 
  • Access Course Materials Online and Past Exam Papers
  • If you're not using a personal device, remember to log off.


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