To perform a basic search, enter your search terms in the main search box (circled below):
For more search options, click on "Advanced Search," just below the main search box:
You'll be taken to a page with three search boxes. You can enter your terms in this box and use the drop-down boxes to choose where Discovery Search will look for them. Note that the default selections in the drop-down boxes include one keyword, one title, and one author, so adjust these as needed:
In addition to the terms you add to the boxes, there are other options available from the advanced search screen. Below the search boxes, you can limit to peer-reviewed articles, open access, format, publication year, or whether to include libraries worldwide:
You can also select which databases you'd like to search:
While this option is available, we do not recommend using the WorldCat interface instead of the database's interface. If you wish to search only Medline, for example, you should go directly to that database via the databases menu to get the full range of features for that database.