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QuickSearch Help: Everything

Finding Everything (books, articles and videos) with QuickSearch

The Everything search in QuickSearch will locate books, articles, and videos on your topic. Enter keywords relating to your topic.
Put quotes around phrases. Combine keywords with AND (all uppercase) to require both terms to show up in your results. Click the blue search icon. 

Everything Search

At the results screen, the "Format' toolbar at left lists the types of materials available based on your search terms. Check the box beside a format to limit your results.


Click the blue title links to see more information about the item.

Items available in the Ely Library collections will be marked "Westfield State University Ely Library.
Items not available in the Ely Library collections will be marked "Worldcat Libraries"

For books, the "Availabilty" link will show location information for copies at the Ely Library:

For more help locating books with QuickSearch, click the "Books" tab above.

For articles, the "View Now" link will display links to databases which have full-text holdings of the article or periodical:

For more help locating articles with QuickSearch, click the "Articles" tab above.

"Advanced Search" allows users to specify "Author" and "Title" as the fields searched, as well as limiting publications by year, content, audience and more. There is also a feature to select the databases searched through QuickSearch.



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