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Discovery Guide

This guide gives basic details on searching the library collections using the Discovery tool

Advanced Searching

Terms entered in the Discovery Basic Search box return broad results

For more focused results, use the Advanced Search Form which provides more specific searching options

Search field  Publication Year Material type
Any Any year Books
in the title Last year Articles
as author/creator Last 2 years Journals
in subject Last 5 years Images
   Last 10 years Audio Visual
   Last 20 years All items

Search Tips

Phrase Searching:
Enclose text in inverted commas  eg  “global warming ”
Boolean Operators:
Use - OR, NOT, AND - written in ALL CAPS for Boolean searching
“?” and “*” 

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