If you know the title of a particular item, doing a title search is usually the most effective way to locate the item.
- Leave off any initial articles (the, a, an, la, le, der, etc.)
- Be careful to type the words of the title in order
- Be sure you have the correct "little words" in the title (don't confuse on, of, for, in, etc.)
- It is better to enter an incomplete title than an inexact title (e.g. From anarchy to)
Using Limits When Searching for Musical Scores
ALADIN allows you to set limits on your search. If you are looking for scores, you can use limits and not worry about getting results that are books. You can limit your search by format (musical score), by location (American University), or both.
Before typing your search, click on "More Limits"
Choose Item Type: Music Score and Location: American University
Click on Set Limits at the bottom of the page, and you will return to the search screen. Start your search.