Advancing to Advanced Search

The Advanced Search option in DiscoverEd allows you to be more controlled in your searching.

–> Search DiscoverEd

Click on the Advanced Search link next to the DiscoverEd search box to access the Advanced Search options.

[SCM]actwin,0,0,0,0;DiscoverEd - Google Chrome chrome 03/07/2015 , 09:38:19In Advanced Search you can choose to search for items where your words only appear in certain fields in the item record including in the title, author/creator, ISBN, series and shelfmark. This can be helpful if the basic keyword search is bringing back too many results for your particular search terms.

[SCM]actwin,0,0,0,0;DiscoverEd - Google Chrome chrome 03/07/2015 , 09:43:39You can also limit by date, language and material type in the Advanced Search.

[SCM]actwin,0,0,0,0;DiscoverEd - Google Chrome chrome 03/07/2015 , 09:46:21

Remember that once you have performed your search using Advanced Search you can still use the left-hand menu options (facets) to refine your search further.

Want more help using DiscoverEd? Try our FAQs.

Or contact the Helpline (IS.Helpline@ed.ac.uk).