Last Updated: Mar 10, 2017 Views: 729

Advanced Search allows you to set custom search parameters before searching, generally resulting in a more relevant set of results than those provided by the the basic search.

To get to Advanced Search from the library homepage:

  • locate the Library Search box on the homepage, click Search to get to the next page
  • select the Advanced Search link on the right of the white search box
  • this will take you to the Advanced Search screen where you can limit your search, prior to searching, to words within the title, author, or subject you are looking for. You can also specify the publication date, resource type and and/or language of your search results.

More Help

Ask a Librarian button Register for a session with a librarian to help you get started with an assignment, help using Library Search or databases, assistance with using EndNote or general research assistance. This service is available to all students and staff.
FAQs button Search the Library's FAQs to find answers to the most popular questions asked by students.
Learn to search button Learn the skills you need to find and use the best sources of information for your assessment items.
Submit a request button Log an IT or Library request with our online service desk. A reference number will be sent to your student email account.You can use this service for both general queries and for those requiring specialist assistance.


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This service is available to all undergraduates, post-graduates and higher degree research students.

Ask a Librarian sessions are available in person or online.

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The Library's Moodle site will help you develop the skills you need to become successful at finding the best information for your assessment items.

All Undergraduate students are automatically enrolled in this course. Look for it in your Moodle course list or you can use the link above.