Full RecordA full-record search will find items in the bibliographic record.
Full TextA full-text search will find items in both the bibliographic record and the full text.
Category/GenreA Category/Genre search will find items that belong to the category you type in as your search. For instance, type in "book chapters" and select Category/Genre from the pulldown menu to find all the chapters in books or monographs within the collection.
Boolean searchA search for "dog" or "cat" will find items containing "dog", or documents containing "cat", whereas a search for "dog" and "cat" will find items containing both "dog" and "cat." Mixed Boolean searches such as "Jane and Doe or John" or "Jane or Doe and John" are not supported.
TruncationSupports right-truncated queries. The query term "car*" finds all documents containing the word "car", "cars", or "carpet", or any other word that starts with the prefix "car."
Phrase searchingFor phrase searching, use double quotes. For example, "with liberty and justice for all".
Date searchingEnter a four digit year. Supports wildcards e.g. 195* for the 1950s.