November 19, 2018

Finding Resources: Searching the Primary Source Nexus

There is a search box at the far right of the top menu bar. You can use it to search the content of posts and pages published on the TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus. It is generally good practice to limit your search query to 3-5 words.The search engine used on this website does not recognize search operators (i.e., quote marks or +) and will ignore certain words such as articles, conjunctions, prepositions, pronouns and question words. Search results are sorted by the following criteria: … [Read more...]

Finding Resources: Searching Across LOC.gov

Searching Across LOC.govThe Library of Congress is continually making improvements to the search functions of the online Library. Although the Library is vast and contains many sections, fruitful searches across LOC.gov are now possible.Keyword search: “child labor” (quote marks used to indicate exact phrase)Search OptionsUse quote marks to search for an exact phrase. Use - (minus symbol) to eliminate keywords (refine a search). Sort By: Relevance (default), Title, … [Read more...]