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One-Search Library Catalog: Getting Started

A guide to using the WKU Libraries One-Search Catalog

Log into My Account

How Do I Sign In?

  • Click "Sign in": 
  • Login in using your WKU NetID and password. (Please use the forgot NetID or Password link or Contact the WKU IT helpdesk (270-745-7000) if you do not know your NetID or password).

Why Should I Sign In?

  • From the MY ACCOUNT page you can access library services such as requesting or recalling items, renew items online, view fines/fees, notes or blocks you may have regarding your account.
  • Set preferences for your current and future sessions. You can set your preferences so that they reflect the way you usually search, and save them for future sessions.
  • Add items you found permanently to your Favorites. You can save items for future use.

Why Should I Sign Out?

You should sign out of One-Search so that your searches remain private and your personal settings and favorites are not tampered with by anyone else. Your user name will be displayed in the upper right corner when you are signed in. Click your name to see the Sign Out button . Sign in will be displayed when you are not signed in. Clicking sign in will display the MY ACCOUNT button.

My Account:

My Account enables you to view the contents of your library account and perform library services, such as renewing a book or canceling a request. To access My Account, Click the Sign-In area at the top of any page to display the My Account link and the click MY ACCOUNT.

Using My Favorites:

The My Favorites page, which is accessed by clicking the My Favorites button at the top of each page, contains the following tabs:

  • Saved Records – This tab displays all of your saved records and allows you to manage your saved records.
  • Saved Searches – This tab displays all of your saved searches and allows you to manage your saved searches. In addition, it lets you set up alerts and RSS feeds, which let you know when results have changed for saved searches.
  • Search History – This tab displays all of your searches for the current session and allows you to manage your current session's searches.

Saving and Managing Searches

One-Search allows signed-in users to save searches between sessions and receive email alerts when there is an update to the saved search query. After a query has been saved, the My Favorites > Saved Searches page allows users to perform the following operations on saved searches: view, delete, create an RSS feed, and set/clear an alert.