6. Searching the Library Catalog: Keyword searching
A keyword search, the default catalog search, searches for terms in many
different fields (author, title, subject, and multiple other places).
A keyword search is useful for when you have a topical search. See our
Searching 101 and
Smart Research Strategies tutorials for general searching tips and
strategies. The catalog makes use of Boolean operators (AND, OR, & AND
NOT), phrase searching, truncation/wildcards, and