Keyword searching in RecordSearch

What is a keyword search?

A keyword search is a search for a word, words or phrase in the title or description of a record item, series, agency or depositor (for example, BartonCyclone Tracy or 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?

Titles and descriptive information about items, series, agencies, persons and organisations can all be searched. You can use a Basic search for items or an Advanced search which offers more search options. These tips cover searching on the Advanced searchscreens. For undertaking a Basic search for items, see the 'Help' text in RecordSearch.

For more information

Read the 'Help' text available in RecordSearch. See also:

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