Boolean operators can broaden or narrow your results.
police AND federal
politics OR government
canine NOT dental
Quotation marks can be used to retrieve more specific results.
"colour" instead of "color"
"artefact" instead of "artifact"
"programme" instead of "program"
Parentheses combine keywords and control the order of boolean operators.
(tertiary AND university) AND education
(heart OR lung) AND bypass
(Facebook NOT Twitter) AND social media
Truncation and wildcards are used to search for any spelling of a word.
librar* = library, libraries, librarian
*plane = airplane, aeroplane, warplane
analy?e = analyse, analyze
wom?n = woman, women
Use the field options in Primo Advanced Search to streamline your results.
Select the Subject field and search fiction.
Limit the Material Type to theses. Theses by Charles Sturt University graduates can be isolated from these results.
Use the Author field to search for items by a particular author.
If your keywords aren't yielding suitable results, consider different synonyms.
tween, adolescent, youth, juvenile
advantage, influence, support, asset