How do I search for resources in Jorum?

Searching and browsing for resources in Jorum is easy, via the search box at the top of each page of the website. You can enter any search term, which will return a list of any resources matching your search criteria.

Anyone can search for and download resources from Jorum, providing you respect the terms and conditions of use as specified in the resource's Creative Commons (CC) licence, and Jorum's Terms of Service.

The Jorum search facility operates in the same way as most search engines. Searching for a word or phrase will search for the instances of that word in all the resources within the Jorum repository. For example:

  • If you search for UKOER History, this will search for any resources which contain the term UKOER or History in the metadata.

However, if you only want the resources that contain both words, simply use the AND function. For example:

  • A search for UKOER AND History will only return resources which contain both of your search terms.
  • This can be refined even more by adding an additional keyword, for example UKOER AND History AND Economics.

Using quotation marks is also a valuable asset:

  • If you use quotation marks and search for "Economic Thought", this will only return resources which contain this specific phrase.

It should also be noted that the Jorum search is not case sensitive.