To use Advanced Search
- Click the Advanced Search link below the Find field.
- Enter your search terms in the first search box
- Select a Boolean operator (AND, OR, NOT) to combine.
- Choose the search field from the optional Select a Field drop-down list (for example, search in only the "Abstract" field of the citation).
- If you need additional rows, click the Plus button . Up to 12 rows can be displayed. To delete a row, click the Minus button .
Select from the available Search Options:
- Search modes - Use specific search modes, such as "Find all my search terms," or "SmartText Searching," or use search options that expand your search such as "Apply related words."
- Limit your results - such as Full Text or Publication type.
- Special Limiters - Apply limiters specific to a database. If you select a special limiter, it is applied only to the database under which it appears
Using truncation and proximity searches
- Using the truncation symbol (*) to get Burma or Burmese
- Using the proximity operation to get the words closer together in the content : the Near proximity operation in EBSCO is an “N” with a numeral:
- Burma N5 military
- “N” will find terms within a certain amount of words of one another regardless of the order in which they appear
- Limit to "Scholarly" (peer reviewed) materials
- Limit by Publication Date
- Limit search by Abstract or author- supplied abstract
The Within Operator (“W”) finds terms within a certain amount of words of one another in the order in which you used them