The full list of fields includes:
(Note:Truncation is automatic and No wildcards are supported.)
||The default search is across all fields in the
basic search: Title, Subject, Description, Publisher.
||You can just search by title
||You can just search for the creator or author.
||You can just search by subject term or select one of the
major subject headings from below
||The description field often holds additional information
that can be valuable to search on.
||Contains information of relevance to the item.
||You can search by the type of work (eg photo (colour), photo
(black and white) etc).
||You can search by the image number which is the number you
must quote to order an image.
|Date or Place
||You can search on date ranges (eg 192 will find images from
the 1920s) or for places (eg Reynella) in this field. Note
that this information may sometimes also be included in the
title or description.
||This field contains information on the copyright or reproduction
rights associated with an image.
Full results display
Click on the title, which is a hyperlink (underlined). This
takes you to the full results display for an image, showing you
all the descriptive information that relates to the image, including
a thumbnail image.
The Local Studies On-line search results are returned in alphabetical
order by title.
Getting too many results or no results
If you retrieve too many results try adding further search terms
to make your search more specific or use the Advanced
Search to limit your search to specific information fields.
If your search returns no results, try revising your search
to something more general. Local Studies On-line use subject headings
derived from the Australian
Purchasing a copy
To purchase a copy a photograph, click on the link under options
to the right of the screen containing the full detail of the photograph.
Today's date, reference number and title of the photograph will
be automatically inserted into the photographic quotation form.
If you need help just ask
If you can't find what you are looking for or are having trouble
using Local Studies On-line please contact
us and we will do our best to help you.