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Choosing your research tools: Catalog: Advanced Searching

This information about how and what research tool to use will help you begin your research with confidence.

Advanced Searching

You may also use Advanced Search to find lists of authors' names, titles, or subject headings that include or begin with specific terms:


Here's an example with search results:




  • Click on "Left to Right" to find exact titles or to narrow subject headings.
  • Each entry will indicate how many items are associated with it.
  • If you click on the subject (or author or title, etc.) that will display all matching items.
  • To see all the items that match a subject heading and its narrower subject headings, click on the number after the / (1375 in the example 447/1375 below): 



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