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How to Use the Library Catalog: Advanced Search

Advanced Search in WMS

Click on the black arrow on the right of each box to open the drop down menu of options. 

Using Advanced Search

Using Advanced Search, you can look for a variety of terms including Author, Title, Keyword or even ISBN.  Unlike the single search box, you can enter multiple terms.  

Note: Being too specific with your search terms may limit your search results too much!  Sometimes it's better to have more search results, especially if you're just starting your research!  

There are a variety of options to further limit or narrow your search. 

Library: The default if to search the Millsaps-Wilson Library, but if a specific item is not available here, you can also search other libraries.  

Year: You can select a certain year or range of years.  This is particularly helpful if you need something recent.  

Audience: This option includes juvenile or not juvenile. 

Content: This option includes Fiction, Non-Fiction, Biography, and Thesis/Dissertation. 

Format: Need a DVD? This is the option to select what type of materials you're looking for. 

Language: Choose from over thirty languages. 


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