AU Digital Research Archive offers the following search options:
The browse function sorts collections in alphabetical order by title after listing featured collections.
The browse function within collections also sorts in alphabetical order.
The search box on the home page of the site searches the content of the entire repository. It searches both metadata and OCRd content. You can use Boolean operators.
The advanced search allows you to target your search by selecting a subset of fields in the records such as creator, title, and description. You can use + button to add additional terms. Wildcard searching works with a ?
To Search within a Single Collection
From the collection home page, click on the magnifying glass icon and check the "only in this collection" box.
For an in-depth tutorial on the AU Digital Research Archive, please consult http://subjectguides.library.american.edu/audra101