New Franklin Help
Searching - Basic Search
Begin with the Search box:
- Type a single keyword or multiple words in the search box, then click "Go".
- If two or more words are entered into the search box, the words will be joined with AND during the search.
oak walnut beech searches oak and walnut and beech
- The Boolean Operators AND, OR, NOT can be included
in a basic Search. These
terms do not need to be capitalized in the basic Search (currently they must be capitalized in the Advanced Search).
- Parenthesis may be used to control the order of operation: medieval and (clothes or costume)
Fields in the pull-down menu:
- When the pull-down menu is on All of Franklin, the results will contain the word or words searched anywhere
in a record.
- To search in the specific fields of author, title, journal title, subject, form/genre, ISBN/ISSN, call number, choose the appropriate field from
the pull-down menu.
- See Field searching for additional search details.
Further search refinements:
- You may narrow your results by using the limits on
the left of the
search results screen.
- If you click on the Advanced Search tab after completing a basic Search, the values of the basic Search will populate the
Advanced Search form.
You can further refine you search at this point.