Help IR – Table of contents 2.1 Simple search

The simple search screen consists of the following search fields:

1. All fields: use this field to launch a query in all fields (bibliographical details, abstract and classification terms).

2. Author: use this field to look for a specific author.

3. Title: use this field to look for a specific title.

The usage of Boolean operators and wildcards is allowed in fields with free text input (Learn more, 2.4). These fields also contain an auto-complete function (Learn more, 2.5).

The number of hits per search field will be displayed automatically (Learn more, 2.6). The total number of hits appears at the bottom of the screen.

Total number of hits

The search criteria selected can be removed by using the Clear fields button.

Click the Search-button to access the hitlist (Learn more, 3).