Keyword Search

In the keyword search box, you can also do these special types of searches

  Type in Words to search: EXAMPLES:
OPERATORS Use and or or to specify multiple words in any field, any order. Use and not to exclude words. Use parentheses to group words when using multiple operators. cat or feline
(alaska or canada) and (recreation and not hiking)
ADJACENCY The order of words matters. Multiple words are searched together as one phrase. For different results, use and between each word or phrase. water resources
colorado and geology
electronic serial and physics
TRUNCATION Words may be internally or right-hand truncated using an asterisk *. Use double asterisks ** for more than 6 characters. wom*n and librar*
PROXIMITY Use near to specify words close to each other, in any order. Use within # to specify words within a set range of each other. Symbol # may stand for any number. California near university
colorado within 12 wyoming
FIELDS Specify fields to search, using field abbreviation. The available fields are a: (author), t: (title), s: (subject), and n: (additional keywords.) Subjects are NOT cross-referenced. a:twain and t:huck
(a:frost or a:whitman) and s:poet*
t:medicine and (n:research or s:information)