EDS’ default search treats all terms you enter in a search box as though they are joined with AND. For example, if you enter: television violence children, EDS will find items that contain all 3 terms. To combine your terms in other ways (such as OR or NOT), use the advanced search.
To improve the relevancy of your search results, enclose phrases in "quotation marks". For example: "climate change" or "community college students".
If there is an apostrophe in your search term, include it. For example, use "handmaid's tale" -- not "handmaids tale"
To find variant endings for a word, use the * asterisk (truncation symbol.) For example: psycol* finds psychology, psychological, psycologic, etc.
Use advanced search for more options
Refining search results
By default, search results are limited to available collection in the library
You can expand the search results to inclue the results which are not included in our collectin by removing the tick mark in the "available library collectin" facet.
Use the limiters along the left side of the screen to hone in on the most relevant content.
The most common limits are found in the "Refine Search" and "Source Types" menus.
Use these facets to limit your results by Subject, publisher, publication, languate, Geography, Location,Scource trype, date etc. etc.