Help - Check Box Filters

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Both the simple and advanced search screens on Libraries Australia enable you to limit your searches to particular material types and/or categories or materials, by clicking on the box next to a particular category. You will be able to limit your searches to the following groups of records on the Australian National Bibliographic Database:

Specifications for the Material Group Limit Options are:
MARC mapping
Index mapping
Books Leader 06=a and Leader 07= a, c, d, m or Leader 06=t MAT=t OR (MAT = a AND (BIB = a OR BIB = c OR BIB = d OR BIB = m))
Journals Leader 06=a and Leader 07= b, s and Control Field 008/21<>n MAT = a AND (BIB = s OR BIB = b) NOT SEY = n
Newspapers Control field 008/21=n SEY = n
Pictures Leader 06=k MAT = k
Maps Leader 06=e or Leader 06=f MAT = e OR MAT = f
Film / Video Leader 06=g and Control field 008/33= m or v MAT = g AND (VMM = m OR VMM = v )
Printed Music Leader 06=c or d MAT=c OR MAT=d
Musical Sound Leader 06=j MAT=j
Australian Content Indicator ACI = 1 ACI = 1
Government publications Control field 008/28 =a, c, f, i, l, m, o, s, z GOV = a OR GOV = c OR GOV = f OR GOV = l OR GOV = m OR GOV = o OR GOV = s OR GOV = z
Conference publication *Control field 008/29=1 CNF = 1
Publications for young people **Control field 008/22 = a, b, c, j BKA = a OR BKA = b OR BKA = c OR BKA = j
Theses Control field 008/24-27=m NAT = m
Online a. 245 $h = [electronic resource] and 856 2nd indicator != 2
b. 245 $h has any other value and an 856 is present, as long as one of the 856 links is to an online version of the resource, website or related document.

where URM is the "UR: Material Type" index

Large Print Books 008 cp 23 = d FRM=d
In Library Has holdings  

Please note that the default status for the checkboxes is "unticked". You do not have to tick a checkbox to submit a query.
You may select on more than one checkbox. In effect, you are searching for records that are included in all collections associated with the checkboxes you ticked.

Example 1

Your actions: You tick the checkboxes for Books and government publication
The results: Your search is limited to books published by Australian and overseas governments

Note that there may be times when no records meet the criteria of being in all collections you nominated.

Example 2

Your actions: You tick the checkboxes for Books and Newspapers
The results: Your search returns results which are either books or newspapers.

*Australian limit- This will limit your search to any item that includes the Australian Content Indicator. The ACI is used in catalogue records where the author was born or has lived in Australia for a substantial period of time, the work is considered to have significant Australian content or if the work has been published in Australia.