[00:00:06.556]The easiest way
to uncover primary source material
is to perform a basic search
using the search box found on the homepage
and in the banner of most other pages.
When more than one database or collection is available,
you can search across multiple collections.
First, select the database or collections you want to search
and then enter a search term.
Use advanced search to perform more complex searches.
Simply enter your search term
and then select the field or index that you want to search.
Click Add Row to search multiple terms or fields.
Check the Allow Variations checkbox
to accommodate for spelling variations
sometimes found in historical documents.
Notice that you can limit your search by database
if multiple databases are available.
You can also limit your search by content type,
by publication date, to a type of illustration,
by document type, by language,
by publication title, or by source library.
The search returns results that meet your search criteria.
Your search results are arranged by content type.
Content types may include monographs,
manuscripts, newspapers and periodicals,
magazines, photographs, maps,
images, and/or video.
The number of results found for each content type
Click View All or select a content type
to see all results for that content type.
Use the Sort By option to sort your results by relevance,
from newest to oldest, oldest to newest,
or by document title.
Use the Search Within Results box
to further search within your results.
You can also limit your search
to results from a specific database,
by language, by subject,
by document type, by publication title
or section for newspapers and periodicals,
or by publication year.
When viewing newspaper and periodical documents,
click on the hyperlinked publication name
to view publication details
or access other issues from that publication.
Click on a document thumbnail image or title
to view the document.