UC Library Search also offers an Advanced Search option. Use this search to build more advanced search statements and limit your results to specified parameters.
You can find the link for UC Library Advanced Search under the search box on the UCSB Library website.
Search Scope: Using the scoping options at the top of the UC Library Advanced Search, you can choose where your results will be populated from.
Articles, Books, and More: Everything provided by all UC Campuses plus other libraries
UCSB Library Catalog: Resources only from UC Santa Barbara
UCSB Course Reserves: Resources reserved for courses offered at UC Santa Barbara
UCSB Special Research Collections: Resources only from UC Santa Barbara Special Collections
UCS Discovery Network: Resources from all University of California Libraries.
Field Selector: Use the field selector to specify where a search term or phrase should be applied. The default is for the term or phrase to be searched in "Any field," but you can choose to search by Title, Author/Creator, Subject, series, ISSN, ISBN, or Call Number.
AND, OR, NOT: Change the operator between your search terms or phrase to expand or narrow your results. AND, OR, and NOT must be capitalized.
AND: Requires both terms are present in the result list. Results will decrease as both terms must be present.
OR: Either term can be present in the result list. Results will increase as one or both terms can be present.
NOT: Removes a results with a given term. Results will decrease as results with that term will be omitted.
Search Type: Between the Field Selector and your terms or phrases, you can choose how your search terms are used.
contains: Results will include all terms. Terms need to be in a different order and may not be directly next to each other.
is (exact): Results will include all terms used in the exact order provided.
starts with: Results will include items that begin with provided terms.
Additional Filters: Use the filters on the right of your search to narrow your search based on the Material Type, Language, or Start/End Date.
Material Type: All items, Journals, Books, Articles, Images, Sound recordings, Video/Film, Dissertations
Language: Choose from 20 different languages
Start/End Date: Choose a range of dates by inserting day, month, year