Use this default search method to launch a keyword search. Enter the term or terms you want to search in the input box, use the drop down list to select the desired index and press the Search button. The default keywords index searches any word in the title, author, subject and series indexes plus the notes field of the bibliographic records. Use the drop down list to select a specific keyword index by author, title, subject or series. You can also search by ISSN or ISBN.
You can truncate search terms by using the asterisk (*) symbol. Truncation can be used at the beginning or the end of the word. There must be at least three letters before or after the asterisk for the truncation option to work. The asterisk can also be used to replace a letter in a word. Examples: plant*; *fish; wom*n