The advanced search allows users to search in any combination of the
Creator / maker / author / publisher
Physical / object description
Place of production / city / country
Organization / collection
As a default, typing in multiple boxes yields results using the AND
Boolean operator. Each field has a drop-down menu to the left where
the Boolean operator (AND, OR, NOT) may be selected. A Boolean
search combines terms with the operators AND, OR, or NOT. AND
searches for all terms in the results. OR searches for either or any
of the search terms in the results. NOT excludes records which
contain the term(s) entered in this field.
After you conduct a search, you have the option to narrow search
results using results filters. Check the boxes for the filters you
want to apply, and click on "Submit." To clear filters, click on
"Clear filters" and then click "Submit."
On the Search results page, you have the option to bookmark any
records. Either click the white check-box next to each record to
select individual records, or click the "Select all" at the top of
the results. Then click "Bookmark selected records."
Within a Detailed record summary, you can bookmark an individual
record by clicking on "Bookmark record" at the top
You can build your set of bookmarked records across multiple
On the Bookmarks page, the Actions column on the left allows for
printing, emailing, or downloading a .pdf list of the selected
bookmarks. First, select the bookmarks to be printed, emailed, or
downloaded by clicking on the check-box for individual records or
clicking on "Select all" above the list. Then, click on the desired
action ("Print selected, " "Email selected," or "Download report").
Be sure to print or email your bookmarked records before leaving the
website, as your bookmarked records will be cleared at the end of
your search session.
You must clear any bookmarks from the Bookmarks page. Click on the
white check-box for individual records or click on "Select all"
above the list. Then, click "Remove from bookmarks" in the Actions
column to the left.