Section 3 Searching Options: Keyword > Fields > Alphabetical Browse > Reserves > Exercise > Finding books in Reeves

General Keyword Search

Try this search if other searches don't yield helpful results. When you do a General Keyword Search the entire record of every book is scanned for your search term(s), so it is the broadest search you can do.

Imagine that you want to get the short story A Rose for Emily. A book of short stories with that one in it might have a contents notes field in its record. The contents notes would list the stories in the volume, so if you did a general keyword search, the contents notes would be scanned, and the book would come up. See line four of the Contents field below.








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