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Library Matters

Enhanced 1-Search Interface


To enhance the user experience of our 1-Search platform, the Library has implemented several changes to the user interface. The major changes are as follows:

1-Search Home

1. New 1-Search homepage

The 1-Search homepage has been updated with a clear guideline for our users.

colour theme

2. New Theme Colour

The same theme colour of the Library website has been applied to 1-Search for branding and consistency.


searching scopes

3. New Search Scope

2-level search scopes have been implemented for searching the related content by correct search scopes. The updated description of the search scopes are shown in the table below.

Level 1

Level 2




Search for any available LU collections, either physical or online


Available Online

Search for all the subscribed online resources


Print and AV

Search for all the printed books and physical AV resources


Digital Repository

Search for the Lingnan Archives and scholarly publications of the Lingnan community


Lingnan Theses

Search for theses and dissertations of the Lingnan community



Search for other JULAC libraries resources





4. Move “Refine My Results” to the left

The “Refine My Results” section has been moved to left-hand side menu in the search result page for the convenience sake of the users.




5. Database A-Z

A new page for our users to browse our available databases in alphabetical order.

To learn more tips about using 1-Search, please refer to our user guides at: and;

view our recorded Library Workshops on "Finding Academic Source of Information for Your Projects and Assignments with 1-Search"