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Basic Tips and Examples — Keyword Search
Most likely, you’ll want to use this simple search. It performs a Google®-type search (including support for putting phrases in quotes). It searches all titles, subtitles, authors’ first and last names, various notes, and a number of other fields. You’ll be presented with the list of library items based on their relevancy to your search. Word order and letter case do not matter. NOTE: For searches with “AND”, “OR”, etc, use More Search Options.
To use this method, simply type a word, words, or phrase into the blank at the top of the screen. Then either push the Enter key on your keyboard, or click the GO! button. Other search options in the drop-down menu are “Title Starts With”, “Title Contains”, and “Author”.
Keyword Search Examples:
- DVDs based on books by John Grisham:
- The Lord of the Rings series:
“lord of the rings”
- Snakes in Texas:
- Items involving a particular fictitious character:
- That book you heard about once, written by somebody named Fred that has “Sea” somewhere in the title: