You can search specific fields, i.e., author, title, keyword, date issues, and type of content (e.g., videos), or you can do a general search of the whole repository.
You can browse by communities (e.g., College of Science, Department of English, etc.) and collections (e.g., Vaccine Research Group, Feiertag Hospitality Academy-to-Industry Research, Southern Industrial Educational Association, research centers, Destination and Strategic Growth Areas, etc.).
On the VTechWorks homepage you can search by entering any term or phrase in the box in the upper right corner. (if you enter nothing and hit the search button, you get the option to See Advanced Filters [see below]). Below the homepage search box, you can choose to search or browse within
You also have the option of refining your search by facets such Content Type (e.g., video, abstract, presentation, dissertation).
Advanced Filters offers 15 "filters" and boolean operators.
Within some collections there are collection-specific facets. For example, within the ETD collection you can browse/search by
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