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Library Search Help: Search results

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Interpret special features in your search results screen:

  • refining your search with further limits
  • brief v. more bibliographic details
  • getting access to print, AV or online materials
  • availability
  • licence terms of use
  • library and collection location
  • multiple versions

Search results

On the search results screen edit your search in the box, apply limits to refine your search results, view record Details, locate materials Available in the Library or Available Online.

Results can be sorted by relevance, date, author or title.


Peer-reviewed Journals - also known as scholarly, refereed or academic journals

Available Online - access to view articles, e-books, images, plus streamed audio and video, etc.

Available in the Library - get print and AV materials, books, scores, maps, kits, etc.

Refine My Results - by Type of material, Date of publication/creation, Library location, Subject, and Journal Title



Available in the Librarycheck campus location, call number, availability, place a request for materials on loan, request a scan, or item be delivered to your pick-up location

Available Onlinelink to the fulltext, streamed audio or video, or image online; check licence terms of use for e-resources

Details - open this tab for more bibliographic information, including subject headings, table of contents and abstract 

References - access the list of references for this paper

Cited by - find which papers have cited this article since publication

Multiple versions

When Multiple versions found appears in your search results, click the Title or link to the right

Check the Details view for the table of contents, book jacket summary, or abstract, in the Description field, and publication information. 

Click the Details tab again to close this area.