Author Search: Only searches the author field, spelling of name(s) must match.
Title Search: Only searches the title field, partial title will return any title with a matching string of words. "Talbot" will return any title with the word "Talbot"; "Talbot Maryland" will return books with both "Maryland" and "Talbot"
Description Search: Searches the description for the words entered. If only "Talbot" is entered the return will be "Talbot" used in the description as a family name, county, location, etc.
Keyword Search: Searches everywhere: Author, Title, Description, and assigned keywords and categories - this search is the most complete search.
Categories: Listed below and to the right or click the link on the right. Categories are assigned during cataloging and are very broad in nature - "USA::Maryland::Talbot" will find any book that is generally about Talbot County, Maryland; but will not list a book that has a chapter on Talbot County, Maryland or a book on Ohio with a reference of a migration from Talbot County. A "Description" or "Keyword" search will give a broader return of items.
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