1. When to Use Advanced Search
2. Books Advanced Search Example: Author + Title
3. Books Advanced Search Example: By and About
4. Books Advanced Search Examples: Boolean / Complex Search Logic
5. What fields are searched?
Use Advanced Search for Books, Media & More when you need to:
Find all of the books by and about Picasso that are in the Rutherford Library collection:
The results will not include ~300 works that mention Picasso in a content note or review, or other minor mention. These additional items would be retrieved in a simple search, but would be ranked at the end of the results.
You can create complex Boolean logic using AND, OR, and NOT (all in upper-case) and parentheses for nesting.
In this example, we want to use various keywords for Native People in the Canadian context and we want to account for two ways to express the concept of Climate Change. We also choose to limit to the Geographic Region, Canada: