I. Keyword Search
II. Using Special Operators to broaden or
narrow your search
III. Advanced Search
1. Select the search terms of the Record Fields from the pull-down menu.
2. To search on Author Names, enter
o Last name followed by first name/initials (e.g. Leung Shirley), or
o Boolean operator ¡§and¡¨ between first name & last name (e.g. Shirley and Leung), or
o Any single word from the author¡¦s name (e.g. Leung).
3. Definition of Record Fields
i. Document Type
o Book ¡V Books, pamphlets, booklets and yearbooks.
o Book chapter ¡V Chapters, sections or articles in books, pamphlets, booklets and yearbooks.
o Conference paper ¡V Papers or speeches presented at conferences or seminars which are published in proceedings or on the World Wide Web.
o Dissertation/Thesis ¡V Dissertations or theses written by Hong Kong and overseas postgraduate students.
o Journal article ¡V Articles published in journals.
o Newspaper article ¡V Articles published in newspapers.
o Report ¡V Reports written on some researches/studies/visits.
o Others ¡V Audio-visual recordings, open letters, Hong Kong government documents such as Sessional Papers of Legislative Council, etc.
on the World Wide Web which do not fall into the above document types.
ii. Subject ¡V
organizations or projects that are discussed in the documents.
iii. Subject ¡V Place: The cities, countries and/or regions where the documents refer to.
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