Eagle Library Search, or ELS for short is a search tool that allows you to search the majority of the library's physical and electronic resources simultaneously along with additional sources such as Research Guides, Library information, HCC program information, and scholarly open access resources.
ELS brings you results in all material types and from all of these resources in a single list which can then be manipulated by editing your search terms, narrowing your source types, or selecting only certain providers.
By default ELS searches for your search terms that occur somewhat close together (proximity). By using the Boolean operators -- and especially AND between your search terms and phrases -- you can make your search stronger and more accurate.
In addition, in ELS
Using These Search Templates will improve your searches in the HCC Libraries’ ELS, library databases, and library catalog. Combine and adapt the templates to express your search creativity and to find exactly what you want.
Example: (Robert Herrick or George Herbert or John Donne) and relig*
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