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TU Delft Repository help & search tips

TU Delft Repositories supports both intuitive Google-like queries and formal Boolean queries.
It is not advised to mix these two methods. Most fields in result pages are clickable.

Boolean and Google-like search

Boolean (use capital letters)

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NOT

Google

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Examples

  • Boolean: rain AND water OR clouds
  • Google: +rain +water -sunny

Field search

To search a specific field.
Field names search can be done with or without "quotes" (do not use empty spaces).
Note: Not all fields are used in each repository

Fieldnames

Examples

Title

title:"diffraction" or title:diffraction

Author

creator:"Van de Wiel, G.F."

Mentor or promotor

contributor:Jager

Faculty

faculty:"Civil Engineering and Geosciences"

Department

department:delftchemtech

Source

source:"Geophysical Journal International"

ISBN (International Standard Book Number)

ISBN:978-1-138-00002-5
ISBN:9781138000025

ISSN (International Standard Serial Number)

ISSN:0046-7316

Keyword

subject:workflow

Publisher

publisher:"delft university press"

Date

year:2009

Institution

institution:"National Aerospace Laboratory"

Publication type

type:dissertation

Repository Hydraulic Engineering Reports only

Fieldnames

Examples

Project

project:Kustnota

Classification

classification:TLA00

 

Truncate

Use asterisk (*) to shorten by cutting off at the right

Example:

  • hydrolog*

Phrase search

Use quotes for phrase search

Example:

  • "morphology of river"

Combining fields

Examples:

  • publisher:rijkswaterstaat AND publisher:cow
  • publisher:rijkswaterstaat publisher:cow
  • publisher:elsevier creator:"jansen, f."
  • publisher:elsevier AND creator:"jansen, f."
  • publisher:elsevier + creator:"jansen, f."

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