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A keyword search finds occurrences of a word or several words across our entire library.
A title search searches for occurrences of a word or several words only in the titles of series and individual volumes.
The title and keyword searches can be combined for a focused search. Our new search interface also allows you to narrow your results to focus on a specific subject, place, period, and/or source type.
- Search for an exact phrase by including it in quotation marks.
- Consider the variant historical spellings of a word.
- Find a specific place on our Ordnance Survey maps by doing a keyword search for a postcode.
- See our using BHO guidelines for more search help.