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Click Advanced Search in the blue menu bar to open the search form.


A total of 9 search categories are available, namely

Select the desired search category/ies and enter your search terms in the appropriate input field. For searches in the specific categories, Index Lists are available, from which search terms can be transferred to the input field.


You can define your search to particular

-          Publications

-          Document Groups and Document Types

-          Dates or Periods.

These all have individual entry fields.

Titles of publications, Document Groups / Document Types and Dates can also be used as individual search keys without entering a term in the main entry field.


Different search terms can be combined in a variety of ways:


Finds documents containing all of the search terms joined with AND


Finds documents containing at least one of the search terms joined by OR


Finds documents containing the search term preceding NOT but not containing the search term following NOT

With the help of Wildcard Characters variations of a word can be included in a search: a question mark ? replaces any chosen character. The asterisk * replaces any number of characters.

In addition, for searches in the category Full Text, it is possible to use a Fuzzy Search (an imprecise search), which also finds terms similar to the term entered.


You can

To start the search click Search.


Search Results

After a search has been started,

To display a document, click the document’s title in the list of results. 



Saving Search Queries

Search queries are saved automatically as soon as a search is started. With the function Previous Searches you can repeat any searches carried out earlier or recall queries to the search form and alter them.



      Search Categories

      Index Lists

      Combining Search Terms

      Wildcard Characters

      Proximity Operator

      Fulltext Search / Fuzzy Search

      Index Publication Title

      Index Publication Title: specific search terms for a publication search

      Index Document Group / Document Type

      Search by Date