Quick guide to searching in Discovery
Approximate term queries: asterisk, question mark and pound sign.
o Truncation: Enter a minimum of the first three characters followed by an asterisk (*).
Author names are hot linked on search results in the item detail and under editions & formats.
o AND example: transportation AND highway# (finds all resources containing the words "transportation", "highway", "highways"
o OR example: photograph# OR painting# (finds resources containing the words "photograph", "photographs", "painting", "paintings"
o NOT example: kingsolver NOT vegetable (finds resources containing the word "kingsolver" without the word "vegetable"
o Wildcard and Truncation example: art architectur? gre* (finds all resources containing "art", "architecture", "architectures", "architecturally", "greek", "grecoroman", "green")
Author index example: thubron AND title index: shadow silk road
o au:thubron AND ti:shadow silk road (finds all resources with the author Thubron and title Silk Road
Subject index: reading comprehension NOT subject index: literacy
o su:reading comprehension NOT su:literacy (finds all resources about reading comprehension that are not also about literacy)
Keyword index: climate change AND Keyword index: sea levels OR Keyword index: global warming
o kw:climate change AND kw:sea levels OR kw:global warming Search Results & Item Details
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