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Easy Search is a one-stop search for discovery and delivery of local and millions of scholarly e-resources, such as journal articles, e-books, conference proceedings, reviews, theses and dissertations, legal documents, etc. They are harvested from primary and secondary publishers and aggregators, open access repositories, as well as from library subscribed databases.

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       Search for all types of materials listed below.
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       Search the Library Catalogue for library acquired books, journals,        audio-visual materials and more.
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       Find journal articles, newspapers articles, theses, conference        proceedings and more.
Extended Search
       Search databases not covered in the above "Search – Articles and        more" with federated search mechanism


Use Easy Search or a database?

Easy Search provides a single access point to find articles in many, but not all of the library subscribed e-resources and research databases. If you need more specific information on a particular subject, it is better to search the library databases.

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Searching all input words gps privacy
Phrase search " " "higher education"
Multiple character wildcard search * computer*
Searching at least one input word or phrase OR universities OR colleges
Excluding a term NOT china NOT "hong kong"
Grouping terms ( ) (universit* OR college*) "united states"

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