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Instruction guide for the Library Search

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Introduction to Library Search

This brief video will show you how to use the Library Search to find resources from the Holmesglen Library website.

Library Search - advanced search

This video will introduce you to the advanced search features of Library Search.

Tips and tricks

search tips


Want to borrow a DVD?

In advanced search, select On the Shelves and type in DVD to see a complete list.

Want to borrow a language reading kit?

Select On the Shelves tab and type in kit to see a complete list.

Advanced search features

Click advanced search to access advance search function in the Library Search

advanced search box

Search for:

All Resources, On the Shelves or Online.

Selecting Fields

In the first drop-down menu, select where to search for the keyword: any field (all), in the Title, Author/creator, Subject or User tags.

In the second drop-down menu, select whether it contains, is (exactly) or starts with the keyword(s).

You can add a second or more searches that are connected with AND, OR or NOT on the subsequent lines.

Using Limiters

Use the drop-down menus on the right side of the box to search by Material Type, Language, and Publication date.