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Using DELCAT Discovery: Advanced / Article Searching

Advanced Search Options

Use the advanced search function to:

  • Search for a known item such as books by a known author or articles by title, etc.
  • Combine different types of searches in order to retrieve very specific results
  • Limit your results to items owned by the UD Library, or to a specific format.

Advanced Article Searching


For additional search options, click the “add/remove databases” button, indicated by the yellow arrow. The database selection menu allows you to choose which databases you would like to search.  If you are unsure of what database to use, consult the Research Guides.

When you have selected your databases, you will be returned to a modified Advanced Search Screen: