Advanced Search


What is an Advanced Search?

An Advanced Search is a full search of the entire AMA Manual of Style. It finds your term wherever it occurs in all chapters. This could be in the form of a keyword, as part of a chapter's abstract, or anywhere in the full text of the book.

An Advanced Search also allows you to search for multiple terms at the same time.

Running an Advanced Search

Here's how to run an Advanced Search:

1. Open the Advanced Search page by clicking above the Search box at the top right of the page.

 2. Type the word or phrase you want to find into the top box.

3. To further refine your Search criteria click the drop downs below the main Search option.

4. Click

5. The results are displayed in the Results List.


To search for the term Cardiology wherever it occurs in the full text of the library, type Cardiology into the Search box and press Enter. A list of results is displayed. Click on any of the entries featured in the Results list to open it .

 You can build on this basic search procedure by:

Looking for combinations of words using Boolean operators such as international AND standard; Olympic NOT games; existential NEAR philosophy.


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