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- Enter one or more words into the search box
- Letter case does not matter. Eg 'First Aid' is the same as 'first aid'
- Word order does not matter. Eg 'aid first' will match the same records as 'first aid'
- Records are returned that contain all of the entered words. Eg 'aid first' will return only those records that contain both 'aid' and 'first'
- If the word order matters, enter a phrase within double quotes, eg "first aid"
- If you are not sure of spelling, use * to match any characters. Eg brown* matches brown, browne, browning...
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- 'Search for' - to select which part of a record to search
- 'Level' - to select what level of an archive to search
What is the Level?
Catalogues of archives are usually arranged in hierarchies - one hierarchy for each collection in the archive. The details on display will be of a record at a particular level of the hierarchy. There may be other records above, below, or alongside this record in the same hierarchy.