Full RecordA full-record search will find items in the bibliographic record.
Full TextA full-text search will find items in both the bibliographic record and the full text.
Document TypeA Document Type search will find items that belong to the document type you choose as your search. For instance, type in correspondence and select Document Type from the pulldown menu to find all the folders of correspondence within the collection.
Boolean searchA search for "dog" or "cat" will find items containing "dog", or documents containing "cat", whereas a search for "dog" and "cat" will find items containing both "dog" and "cat." Mixed Boolean searches such as "Jane and Doe or John" or "Jane or Doe and John" are not supported.
TruncationSupports right-truncated queries. The query term "car*" finds all documents containing the word "car", "cars", or "carpet", or any other word that starts with the prefix "car."
Phrase searchingFor phrase searching, use double quotes. For example, "with liberty and justice for all".
Date searchingEnter a four digit year. Supports wildcards e.g. 195* for the 1950s.