The search box on the UCSB Library website directs you to the Simple Search for UC Library Search by typing a title or one or more words into this search box will return results that contain all or part of your specified terms.
Once you have been directed to your results from the UCSB Library website, you will find this Simple Search box remains at the top of your screen.
When typing into the Simple Search box from the top of your screen, you will be given a drop down menu where you can choose from a variety of scoping options.
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AND, OR, NOT: Change the operator between your search terms or phrase to expand or narrow your results.
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.