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This lets you search for particular words in the title/author/subject of a work and can help you find:
- material on a particular topic
- items where only part of the title is known
- items where only part of the author's name is known.
Keyword search examples:
|Shakespeare Midsummer||will find 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' and related works.|
|Orwell farm||will find 'Animal Farm' and related works.|
|"transport pollution"||will find items containing both words occurring together. Known as a phrase search.|
|transport pollution||will find items containing both words in any order.|
|transport* pollution||will find items beginning with the word stem "transport" (eg transport, transportation) and pollution. Using the single asterisk * is known as truncation. It will match up to five characters. Use a double asterisk ** to match more than five characters.|
|traffic OR transport||will find items containing either the word "traffic" or the word "transport".|
|(traffic OR transport) pollution||will find items containing either the words "traffic" and "pollution" or the words "transport" and "pollution".|
|transport NEAR pollution||will find items containing both words near to each other.|
|waste minimi?ation||will find items about waste minimization or waste minimisation. The ? replaces a single character.|
|theses transport||will find theses about transport. Use the Theses search option to find theses from a particular department.|