searching locates materials by the name of authors, editors, composers,
translators, arrangers, illustrators, and other people associated with
a title, as well as organizations, institutions, governments, government
bodies, or the names of symposia.
the last name first, followed by the first name or enter as much as you
know. Retain the hyphen in a hyphenated name: levi-strauss
- For names
with connectives (van, von, der), follow the conventions of the person's
country or language: le court victor de
- For corporate
authors (government agencies, organizations) or proceedings of conferences,
meetings, etc., type or enter enough of the name to distinguish it: bank
of england or national symposium on wetlands
hierarchical names in full descending order: catholic church diocese
both department and dept to ensure that all relevant records
are retrieved: dept of archives and history
both acronyms and full names to retrieve all relevant catalog records.
Search apa as well as american psychological association.
- Do not
use the question mark (?) for truncation. Searches
are automatically truncated and retrieve catalog records beginning with
the words, word roots or phrases entered.
limits are not available for Author searches.
operators (and, or, not) do not function in Author (sorted by name) searches.
are displayed in a Search Results List and may be browsed forward and
Sorted by Title
is recommended for extremely prolific authors and composers (e.g. Darwin,
Shakespeare, Mozart), who have written many works or whose works exist
in multiple editions and translations. The results will give you a list
of works by the author in alphabetical order.