What am I searching with Search@UW?
What if I am looking for something more specific?
How do I search?
Enter the keywords for your topic in the search box. You will quickly see a list of results that matches your keywords. You can then use the "Refine My Results" facets found on the left hand side of the screen after you do a search. For example, there are facets for limiting to Peer Reviewed (scholarly) articles or Full-Text articles. There are additional facets for Resource Type (article, book, etc.), Topic, Date, Author, Languge, and more.
Can I truncate searches in Search@UW?
Use * for a wildcard search. For example, entering glaci* as a search term will search for glacial, glaciation, glacialist, etc.
Can I search for a phrase in Search@UW?
Use quotation marks around phrases to search. For example, a search for “Emerging avian disease” will search in Search@UW as a whole phrase and not the individual words.
There are many ways you can get library assistance:
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