How do I narrow my search results?

To search for a more specific topic within your original search results, perform these steps.

Results PageSteps
New Results
  1. Submit your search request and review your results.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • In the Search within results box, enter the words or phrases that you would like to focus on within the current results, then click on the magnifying glass icon (Search).
    • Select an entry from one of the Narrow By drop-down lists (e.g., Source Name, Topics).
  3. Review the new results. If you need to narrow them further, repeat the previous steps. You can continue to narrow the results as many times as necessary.
Classic Results
  1. Submit your search request and review your results.
  2. In the Search within results box, enter the words or phrases that you would like to focus on within the current results.
  3. Click on the Go button.
  4. Review the new results. If you need to narrow them further, repeat the previous steps. You can continue to narrow the results as many times as necessary.
    Tip: The Source and Terms Trail at the top of the results page includes your narrowed searches. You can click on any "Search within results" in the trail to return to the results of that search. To return to your original search results, click on the Results tab at the top of the page.

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