Keyword searching in RecordSearch

What is a keyword search?

A keyword search is a search for a word or multiple words in the title or description of collection items. For example: 

  • Barton
  • Cyclone Tracy
  • Snowy Mountains Scheme.

Keyword searches are the quickest and easiest way to search for records on a particular subject, person, place or event.

What information can RecordSearch search?

You can search titles and descriptions of items, series, agencies, persons and organisations.

You can either use a basic search or an advanced search. These tips cover searching on the advanced search screens. For advice on basic searches see the 'help' text in RecordSearch.

For more information

Read the 'help' text in RecordSearch. You can also visit:

Please contact us with comments or other feedback about keyword searching.