The Online Catalog is the most complete single listing of all of Princeton University's bibliographic holdings.
Also known as the Main Catalog, it contains books, journal and series titles, electronic materials, audiovisual items, maps, archival materials, scores, microform holdings, etc.
Scroll down the main page of the Main Catalog to see many searching examples.
The Basic Search is best for searching known authors, titles, subjects, or a keyword or two. It looks for exact matches, anchored at the left.
The Guided Search helps one construct a freer, more complex search by applying Boolean logic. One can specify a phrase or list synonyms. One can specify a field, such as title or subject.
The truncation symbol is a "?" E.g.: paleontolog?