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Agent Search


Here are some search strategies.

  • You could look for a name, phone number or part of an address

  • Try a search for a particular genre such as science fiction 

  • Locate authors to see the agency that represents them

Text search

A brief explanation of the query language is available, along with examples.

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2 Search the whole world wide web

Search WWW

Query Language

The text search engine allows queries to be formed from arbitrary Boolean expressions containing the keywords AND, OR, and NOT, and grouped with parentheses. For example:

information retrieval
finds documents containing 'information' or 'retrieval'

information or retrieval
same as above

information and retrieval
finds documents containing both 'information' and 'retrieval'

information not retrieval
finds documents containing 'information' but not 'retrieval'

(information not retrieval) and WAIS
finds documents containing 'WAIS', plus 'information' but not 'retrieval'

finds documents containing words starting with 'web'

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