Innovation and Inspiration: The Campaign for Kansas University

Search It

Find out about our newest research tool: Search It

Overview

There are three search interfaces available for Search It. While searches the same content, each shows a different level of detail for your search.

The Search It Box on K-State Libraries' Home Page

Screenshot of K-State Libraries' home page showing the location of the Search It box

Features:

  • Searches from this box are only keyword searches (no distinction between author, title, or etc.).
  • The radio buttons select the extent of collections covered by your search.

How to find this interface:

The Simple Search Interface in Search It

Search It's simple search interface

Features:

  • Three tabs above the search box control the extent of collections covered by your search.
  • Drop-down menus below the search box provide additional control over your search.

How to find this interface:

  • Perform a search using the Search It box on the Libraries' home page. This interface will be shown at the top of the results screen.

The Advanced Search Interface in Search It

Advanced interface to Search It

Features:

  • Three tabs above the search box control the scopes covered by your search.
  • Three rows of search boxes to the left of the interface help to specify your search.
  • The five fields to the right can be used to further narrow the search results.

How to find this search interface:

  • From the Libraries' home page click the "Advanced Search" link
  • More research needs?  Request an appointment.