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LIS Documentation

LIS Documentation

Examples of MIDCAT Search Links

Links to live MIDCAT search results can easily be inserted into on-line documents. Use the examples below for different types of searches.


AUTHOR SEARCH

Friel Brian      

http://biblio.middlebury.edu/search/a?SEARCH=friel+brian&searchscope=2

TITLE SEARCH

Playboy of the Western World

http://biblio.middlebury.edu/search/t?SEARCH=playboy+of+the+western+world&searchscope=2

SUBJECT SEARCH

Israel (note that all subject headings containing the word "israel" are displayed)

http://biblio.middlebury.edu/search/d?israel&searchscope=2

Drinking songs

http://biblio.middlebury.edu/search/d?drinking+songs&searchscope=2

CALL NUMBER SEARCH

PN6111

http://biblio.middlebury.edu/search/c?SEARCH=pn6111&searchscope=2


KEYWORD SEARCH

dogs

http://biblio.middlebury.edu/search/X?dogs&searchscope=2


QUALIFIED KEYWORD SEARCHES

Subject

KEYWORD SUBJECT search d:dramatists and interviews

http://biblio.middlebury.edu/search/X?d:(dramatists)+and+d:(interviews)&searchscope=2


Complex KEYWORD SUBJECT d:(Drama or Theater) and d: periodicals

http://biblio.middlebury.edu/search/X?d:(drama+OR+theater)+and+d:(periodicals)&searchscope=2


This is also how one can search HRAF numbers. For example:

d: HRAF F1

http://biblio.middlebury.edu/search/X?d:(HRAF%20F1)&searchscope=2


SPECIFIC RECORD NUMBER
You must remove the check digit from the record number. For example, bib record number 15926333 would be searched as

http://biblio.middlebury.edu/record=b1592633

GENRE

To search for a genre, such as equipment or laptop, use j?SEARCH={genre} as follows:

http://biblio.middlebury.edu/search/j?SEARCH=equipment&searchscope=2


If you have questions or suggestions about this page, please e-mail Barbara Merz.

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