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This classic catalogue interface provides access to all library holdings. The functionality of the interface is, though, no longer being added to.
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Our Summon search service enables a search across the majority of our e-resources as a complement to specific databases and search services.
Additional search options: Advanced keyword search | Author/Title search
Search Tips AdjacencyMultiple words are searched together as one phrase.
Example : world health organization WildcardsWords may be right-hand truncated using an asterisk. '*' for 1-5 characters, '**' for open-ended truncation, '?' to replace a single character anywhere within a word.
Examples : environment* polic*, comput**, wom?n Boolean OperatorsUse "and" or "or" to specify multiple words in any field, any order. Use "and not" to exclude words.
Example : stocks and bonds
Example : (alaska or canada) and (adventure and not vacation) Proximity OperatorsUse "near" to specify words close to each other, in any order.
Example : california near university Field limitsA field limit causes the system to search only the specified field for the specified word(s). GroupingKeyword search results are usually grouped by relevance to bring the most likely titles to the top of the list. Each group represents a similar level of relevance and results are sorted within the group by date or title. To get an ungrouped result set, use boolean operators to form a complex query. My Library Account Suggest a purchase Inter-library loans East Yorkshire Bibliography
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