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LIBCAT - Library Catalog: Advanced Search

A guide on how to use the Online Library Catalog to find books, theses, course reserves and other library materials, and on how to create an account allowing you to put items on hold, renew items online, and save searches.

Advanced Search


The Advanced Search will allow you to search using particular criteria such as: author, title, subject, Notes. It is useful specially if you have many different terms and if you want to set several limiters such as, Date, Material Type, Language.

Use of Limiters: AND, AND NOT, OR

AND combines the search terms

AND NOT is used to find records that DO NOT have the term listed

OR is used to narrow down your search; it will find ANY of the terms listed.