You can access the Search All Collections page by clicking the GLC Search button on the homepage or the toolbar. The Search page has three search boxes which you can use to search all the collections. These search boxes are:
To conduct a search, either type the required search terms (individual words or phrases) into the relevant search boxes or select them from a browse index.
Note: Between search boxes, all terms are treated by default as if they were combined using the Boolean operator AND.
When you have finished making your selections, click Search. A Search Results page will appear displaying the results of your search as below.
The German Literature Collections Search Results Page
If you wish to alter your selections, click the back button on your browser. This will take you back to the GLC Search page where your original search terms will be preserved and can be amended as you wish. If you wish to enter completely new search expressions, click the GLC Search button on the toolbar. This will return you to an empty GLC Search page.
In the Search page, you can also click on a help button at the bottom of the page. This opens a contextual help page which explains how to search. You can also use the toolbar at the top of the page to access the Help Index or return to the German Literature Collections homepage
Using the Search boxes
You can use the Keyword field to search for any word or phrase contained within German Literature Collections. To enter terms into the search box:
When searching in the Keyword field, you can use truncation to retrieve documents containing variations on a term. If you choose to search for more than one term, you can also combine them using Boolean and proximity searching.Title-Keyword
You can use the Title-Keyword field to search for a keyword contained in a particular title.
To enter items into the search box:
You can use the Author field to search for any author contained within the collections. To enter terms into the search box:
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