Advanced Search features allow you to use Boolean operators to adjust your search settings.
Boolean searching allows you to include or exclude specific terms from your search to help you more easily locate materials. This is done by using the Boolean operators AND, OR, and NOT. These dropdowns are available at the top of your search results. A brief explanation of each Boolean operator:
Using a series of dropdown menus, you can also select which specific fields of an item’s record that you want to search, such as title or author.
"Vocational & Career Collection" Advanced Search Page
Below the Boolean operators and search bars, there are several search options that can expand or limit your search. You can fill in or check off any of these options for your search.
Search Modes and Expanders
Limit Your Results
If you want to see your past searches, click on the "search history" icon below the search bar on the database's home page. The link is also available on the advanced search page. The search history function displays past searches and includes the keywords, filters, and search options that you used. There are three actions you can apply to your search history:
"Vocational & Career Collection" Search History Page