Guidelines for searching
To find records containing particular words or phrases, use Search for.
Note that terms and operators can be entered in either upper or lower case
The operators AND, OR and NOT can (optionally) be used to define
complex queries. For example, fish AND salmon will list all
records containing both of these terms, while fish NOT salmon
will list all records containing fish except those also containing
salmon. fish OR salmon will list records containing either
The Search truncation symbol (* or $) is used as follows: fish*
will list all records containing words starting with the root fish,
e.g. fishermen, fishing, fishmonger, etc.
Use Browse for to display a selectable alphabetically-ordered list
of titles, authors or subjects. To find titles in the Titles Index, type the first few words of a title.
To locate records by subject, browse in the Thesaurus by entering a heading such as
American Literature or War.
To browse in the Author Index, enter a name in any of
the following formats: Tom Jones or Jones, Tom or Jones.