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Search Catalog

How to Perform a Basic Search

  • Locate the “Search” box in the right-hand column. Enter the subject, title, or author for which you wish to search. Click “Catalog.”
  • Or, click here to go directly to the catalog, and enter your search term there.

How to Perform an Advanced Search

  1. Locate the “Search” box in the right-hand column. Enter the subject, title, or author for which you wish to search. Click “Catalog.”
  2. Click on the “Advanced Search” button located in the upper right area of the screen.AdvSearcLS2Pac
  3. The Advanced Search dialog box will appear.
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  4. The first drop down menu gives you several search options. You can limit by Author, Subject, Title, and more. Choose the search option that works best for you.
  5. The second drop down menu allows you make the search more or less specific. For broader results, select “Begins With.” For fewer, more specific results, select “Exact Match.” Tip: Select “Begins With” if you are unsure of the accuracy of your search term.
  6. Once you have set the limits of your search, you may enter your search term in the field.
  7. Click on the plus button to add more search terms. Tip: The more search terms and limitations you set, the more focused and fewer your results will be.
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  8. When you’re done setting search limitations and entering search terms, click the “Search” button to view results.

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