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Denison Digital Collections

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Search Tips for Digital Commons

To do a keyword search, enter your search term in the box on the left. You can choose to search for your term only in the current collection, all of Denison’s collections in the Digital Commons (choose “in this repository”) or in all the repositories of the Five Colleges or Ohio (choose “across all repositories”).

Advance Searching Digital Commons

Advanced Search Screenshot


If you want to focus or narrow your search results, click on the Advanced Search link on the left under the Browse and Search boxes.


Choosing Field Type




The Advanced Search menu will open to give you options to search particular fields, date ranges, and collections.

You also can sort your results by relevance or publication date.



Adding Search Field


The green plus sign to the right of the search term box allows you to add another field to search with additional terms.



Choosing Boolean Terms



You can then choose a Boolean term to search for both terms to be in a resource (and), one or the other term to be in a resource (or),or to exclude resources with the term (not).

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