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Finding aids consortium help

  1. The Search Finding Aids box searches for words located anywhere within a guide.
  2. Keywords are not case sensitive and can be in any order.
  3. Boolean operators allowed are OR, NOT, -. Using AND is not necessary. All words are searched by default.
  4. The results for your search are displayed in order of relevance.
  5. The default number of records displayed on each page is 8.

To perform a search:

  1. Type the word(s) you want to search in the Search Finding Aids box
    Example:
    • yellow fever
  2. Click on the Go button.
    Image of the home page with Search box.

  3. Search Results:
    Left: Relevant hits from 4 institutions showing number of finding aids that match the search phrase
    Right: All hits starting with the most relevant
    Image of search results for the keywords yellow fever. There are eight results per page.