Within the Alexander Street platform, there are 4 levels of searching you can do: platform, discipline, community (a subset of discipline), and collection. There is also an Advanced Search page.
This page has overall searching tips. View the pages that follow (use the Next button at the bottom of this page, or the sub-pages of the Searching tab, above) to see information about the other ways to search.
Boolean searches using OR and NOT will not return appropriate results. The default operator is AND, and all searches will return as though they were ANDed.
Quick Search Tips
Advanced Search Tips
Wildcards are not currently available.
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1) Click on the silhouette in the upper right corner of the screen.
2) If you don't have an account, click the link Create new account and fill in the information. Click the link at the bottom of the form to Create a New Account.
3) If you have an account, click the Log in link and fill in the information.
4) Finally, click the Log in button.