Answered By: Mugar Library Last Updated: Jan 11, 2017 Views: 60
Answered By: Mugar Library
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2017 Views: 60
|To allow searching across such a wide variety of resources, our search draws on numerous sources of information about the resources, with various levels of detail. In a sense, the search knows different amounts of information about different items.For example, a book owned by BU may only be searchable at the level of the whole book—the search will know the title, author, and subject of the book, but nothing more, so a search for a chapter title will not find the book. A different book may be more fully indexed, and you can search its table of contents, so a search for a chapter title would be successful. And yet another book–more likely an ebook–might have its complete text available for searching, which would make it possible to find not only chapter titles but phrases within a chapter.|
Need more help? Ask us!
Phone: Call 617-353-2700 or look through our reference contacts.
In person: Visit our library locations.
Text a librarian: 617-431-2427