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Books and More: Library Catalog Search Options

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QuickSearch and Other Search Options

The following options are available to search for library materials:

  • QuickSearch -- QuickSearch includes a mix of the holdings from Gumberg Library, Duquesne Center for Legal Information, and the Allegheny County Law Library. In addition, QuickSearch includes records from millions of journal articles, popular journals, and other materials from Gumberg Library's extensive electronic recources collections. QuickSearch provides a simple search interface powered by advanced search logic.
  • QuickSearch Advanced Search -- QuickSearch Advanced provides additional options for limiting searches by format, searching by a particular field (title, author, or subject), and using Boolean search logic (AND, OR, and NOT).
  • E-Journal Search -- A useful tool if you are searching for an e-journal by journal title. You may also use the CitationLinker Search to access full-text of a journal article if you have a specific citation.

Using QuickSearch

Learn how to use QuickSearch to gain the most successful results when you are searching for books and articles: