Basic Search is a simple interface that allows you to enter and search any word or phrase.
As soon as you start typing in the search box, a drop-down menu will appear allowing you to choose the kind of search you prefer. Currently these options are as follows:
Choose the option that best reflects your research or information need.
The search you enter can be very simple, without using any expert techniques.
If you are a more experienced researcher, Basic Search also allows you to use search operators that broaden or narrow your results.
If you would like to learn more about using "search operators" to improve your results, visit the Using Search Operators page of this guide or book a consultation with a librarian.
If you would like additional options to help you narrow your search to the most relevant results, select Advanced Search.
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