Use these search tips in any catalog or database.
Use AND in your search to:
Example: poet AND women
Use OR in your search to:
Example: women OR female
The blue space represents the results for this search.
* Add an asterisk onto the root of a word to find results that use all variations of that word.
Example: poet* = poet, poets, poetry, poetic
"..." Place quotation marks around search terms or a search phrase to seach for that exact phrase.
Example: "transcendental movement" or "beat generation"
( ) Use parentheses to nest similar terms or to ensure the database will search your terms in the correct order.
Example: poet AND (women OR female)
Use NOT in your search to:
Example: Edgar Allan Poe NOT prose