The results of a Quick or an Advanced search are displayed in the Results list.
Each result is a book. The matching books are listed on one or more page(s).
The number of results (and your search criteria) appears at the top of the list.
Each result consists of the name of the book, its author, and its date of publication. Depending on the results options selected, the abstract and other information may also be displayed. To view a popup abstract of a book at any time, move the cursor over its title.
To open any of the books at the table of contents, click on its title.
Usually results are displayed as a list of the books which contain matches for your search term. To switch to viewing results as a list of chapters in which your term appears, click on the books list in the summary of the search:
Each chapter, with its abstract, is listed. To open any of them, click on it.
The number of pages of results are shown at the top and bottom of the list on the right. To move to any of the numbered pages, click on it.
The standard number of results is 10 per page, but you can alter this up to a maximum of 100.
Results are listed by relevance.
You can also choose to order them by:
- Title - A to Z
- Title - Z to A
- Date - Old to Recent
- Date - Recent to Old
- Author - A to Z
- Author - Z to A
There are three options for viewing results. To select one, click on it.
Minimal detail: title of the book, its author, and publication date.
Medium detail: title, author, publication details, and the first few lines of the abstract.
Maximum detail: title, author, publication details, and the complete abstract.
To switch between standard (default) and large chapter text use the buttons.
There are three ways to refine your results:
1. Filtering them using the options to the right of the results list. For example: you can confine them to a particular year of publication; confine them to a particular subject; or restrict them to publications by a particular press.
2. Using Search within results to run a search on the results lists.
3. Removing search terms. One or more search terms (or filters) may be deleted from your search.
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