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Explora - Basic Search

From the Explora home screen, you can quickly search for the information you need to complete research and classroom assignments.

To create a Basic Search:

  1. Enter your search terms in the search box on the home screen. The Autocomplete feature will anticipate your search terms, so even if you misspell a term, relevant results will appear in the drop-down menu.

    Explora Basic Search Screenshot

  2. Click the Search button. The Result List displays.

    Explora Basic Search Results Screenshot
  3. Click on the title to view the article details screen, or click the full-text link to view the complete article. Hover your cursor over the preview abstract icon icon to view article details, or click the folder folder icon icon to save the article to your personal folder.


  • The search field is displayed above the result list. Your search terms, limiters, and expanders are retained.
  • To revise your search, you can apply the limiters under Refine Results. Click the Show More link to view all available limiters and expanders.
  • If you click the Explora logo, you are returned to the Home Page with your search terms cleared and search parameters reset.
  • If you click the Advanced Search link, you are taken to the Advanced Search Screen with your search terms carried forward.