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Omni Search Tips

Search strategies and new tool features

Advanced Search

Advanced Search enables additional techniques for narrowing results. Your can apply Boolean operators and:

  • Limit words and phrases to a specific field such as title or subject
  • Identify the format you want such as books or articles
  • Select the language you prefer
  • Set a date range

The example below illustrates a search for resources on media bias relating to gender or women:

  1. Exact phrase "media bias" is defined with quotations and has been limited to the title field
  2. Records must include either gender OR wom?n are requested; OR must be in capitals; ? replaces a single character within a word
  3. All articles and books are searched
  4. English language is selected

  Advanced search example requesting the phrase media bias in the title and the word gender or woman  or women in the record