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Find search terms

Find author search terms

The Find Author Search Terms screen assembles authors from the first 50 records of your current results set. Only the first 20 authors are initially listed. To see additional authors, scroll to the bottom of the list and click Show Remaining Authors. Each related author is displayed with a percentage number indicating the frequency of occurrence for each item within the results subset.

clicK: to search for: resulting search string:
Any single author Records containing the selected author author
Checkboxes for multiple items in a single category and the Search button Records containing more than one author author 1 OR author 2

Click Clear to clear any previously selected items in the list.

 Note: A search on this screen does not combine your current search with a search for the selected author(s). A new search using only the selected item(s) is performed each time. To combine your current search with related authors or subject headings, return to the List of Records screen and click the Limit button (Limit button) to go to the Limit Results screen. To combine two or more previous searches, click the Previous Searches link under the Results heading in the Navigation menu.

Find subject search terms

The Find Subject Search Terms screen assembles subject headings from the first 50 records of your current results set. Only the first 20 subject headings are initially listed. To see additional subjects, scroll to the bottom of the category and click Show Remaining Subjects. Each related subject heading is displayed with a percentage number indicating the frequency of occurrence for each item within the results subset.

clicK: to search for: resulting search string:
Any single subject heading Records containing the selected subject heading subject
Checkboxes for multiple items in a single category and the Search button Records containing more than one subject heading subject 1 OR subject 2

Click Clear to clear any previously selected items in the list.

 Note: A search on this screen does not combine your current search with a search for the selected subject(s). A new search using only the selected item(s) is performed each time. To combine your current search with related authors or subject headings, return to the List of Records screen and click the Limit button (Limit button) to go to the Limit Results screen. To combine two or more previous searches, click the Previous Searches link under the Results heading in the Navigation menu.

 

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