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From the search pages, you can use the toolbar to open a Help page, consult general information about the Digitale Bibliothek Deutscher Klassiker, start a search or access the Table of Contents, Works by Author, Search History and Marked List pages.

The Search All Sections page can be opened by clicking All Sections on the toolbar.

You can search the Digitale Bibliothek Deutscher Klassiker using a combination of the following search fields:

To conduct a search, either type the required search terms (individual words or phrases) into the relevant search boxes or select them from a browse index. Search Options are selected from the Search in drop-down list. In the Search All Sections page, you can combine search terms using Boolean and proximity searching and search for variations on search terms using truncation searching.

Keyword

You can use the Keyword field to search for any word or phrase contained within All Sections. To enter terms into the search box:

  • browse a list of keywords from which you can select terms to transfer back to the search box;

    or

  • type your search terms directly into the Keyword search box. Search terms are not case-sensitive and may consist of either single words or phrases. Characters may be accented or unaccented or be written with or without an umlaut.

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When searching in the Keyword field, you can use truncation to retrieve documents containing variations on a term. If you choose to search for more than one term, you can also combine them using Boolean and proximity searching.

Author

You can use the Author field to search for any author contained within All Sections. To enter terms into the search box:

  • browse a list of Authors from which you can select names to transfer back to the search box;

    or

  • type an author's name directly into the Author search box. Characters may be accented or unaccented or be written with or without an umlaut.

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Title

You can use the Title field to search for any word or phrase contained in All Sections.

To enter items into the search box:

  • browse a list of titles from which you can select terms to transfer back to the search box;

    or

  • type your search terms directly into the Title search box. Search terms are not case-sensitive and may consist of either single words or phrases. Characters may be accented or unaccented or be written with or without an umlaut.
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To select an option:

  • click on the drop-down menu

The search will now be restricted to this selection. The default selection is Full Text and Apparatus.

Display Search Results

You can use Display Search Results to choose the way in which the results of your search are presented.

To select an option:

  • Click on the drop-down menu

The search results will be displayed either With Context or as a Summary of Matches according to your choice.

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