Basic searching is by Keyword. You can search for a specific title, creator, and subject by using the filters alongside the search box. Searching is not case-sensitive. You may refine your selection within a collection by selecting from the facets displayed in the lefthand column.
You may also construct a Boolean search with the standard operators such as and, or, and not. Special search operators can enhance your results. Lowercase your terms in combination with the following:
- Asterisks (*) within or at the end of a term function like multiple wildcards. Example: an All Fields search for l*nn will return results with lynn, linn, and lochlann.
- Questions marks (?) within or at the end of a term function like single wildcards. Example: an All Fields search for l?nn will return results with lynn and linn, not lochlann.
- Quotation marks (“) around terms return exact phrase matches. Example: “cooler water” will return different results from “water cooler.”
- Tildes (~) at the end of a term return fuzzy matches. Example: colour~ will return results with colour, color, and coli.