Search Options

The following topics will discuss the options available to help you search:

 

Advanced Searching - Use Advanced Search for more complex searching.

Browse Virtual Shelf - Provides a way to view items 'on the shelf' (if enabled by your library)

Search Academic Reserves - Search Departments, Courses, and related Instructors (if enabled by your library)

Search Britannica - If Britannica is available in your library, search related articles

Search Magazines Articles -  If EBSCO is available in your library, search related articles

Search Newspaper Articles - If NewsBank is available in your library, search related articles

Search Reading Levels - Search Lexile and Accelerated Reader (if enabled by your library)

Search World Book - If World Book is available in your library, search the subscribed databases

Search using Shortcuts - Learn how to get results quicker with these shortcuts

Search Suggestions - Frequent searches populate this listing

Tags - Learn how to tag and find your favorites

View Layout Options -  View your search results as a list or flow

View Title Details - View all the information 'behind' the title

 

Narrowing Results

Searching All Locations - Search selected locations instead of your entire library network

Refining Results - Use filters to narrow your search results to specific refinements, such as Series, Publication Year, etc.

Sort By - Change the order of your search results using Author, Newly Added, etc.

 

 

Saving Results

Save a Search - Save a search from your search results

Saved Searches - View your saved searches in your Account

Save to a List - Save items from your search results to a list

Saved Lists - View your saved lists in your account