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Subject vs Keyword

  • subject words = less hits & better
  • keywords = more hits & sometimes worse

A keyword means find the word anywhere--title, author, notes, description, publisher, etc.

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Library Home & Catalog

The library homepage search box searches all library systems--the catalog, articles, and library websites.

The catalog contains all of the holdings of all Cornell University libraries including records for books, ebooks, DVD's/videos, sound recordings, magazines/newspapers/journals, online journals/newspapers, computer files, government documents, manuscripts and archives, maps, musical scores, and more. Everything but articles!

 

 

  • Use the search filters under "Limit your results."
  • To search the holdings of libraries beyond Cornell click on Results at “libraries worldwide” (Worldcat Local) page.
  • The advanced search in the library catalog allows for more precision. The drop down menu allows you to search by Author, Title, Keyword, or Subject, or combinations.