To search for books, periodical titles, and multimedia.
Search by: Keyword, Subject, Title, Author, or Number
To narrow or expand search use:
- Boolean Searching: AND, OR, and NOT
- Use "AND" to narrow or "Or" to expand your search
- ex: education AND psychology for books on both
- ex: education OR psychology for books on either
- Use Synonyms and related words to search
- Find Subject Headings : Based on an official list of terms
- Limiting options: format of material, year, location
- * The asterisk
('*') matches up to five non-space characters, starting at the specified
position in the word. For example, "inter*" will match "internal" and
"internet", but will not match "international". The '*' wildcard may only appear
after at least two characters.
- The '*'
wildcard may also be embedded in a search string. For example, "colo*r" would
match both "color" and "colour".
- ** Matches any
number of non-space characters, starting at the specified position in the word.
For example, "comput**" will match all words that begin with "comput" (e.g.,
"computer", "computation", etc.).
The '*' wildcard may also be embedded in a
- ? You may use a
question mark ('?') to replace a single character anywhere within a word.