Combined search strategies in the search engine ARGUS for the Federal Archives


Search strategies

Presentation of the results

From the list of results to the place of discovery

The structured navigation

Navigation in the online finding aid

Navigation support

Display of digital reproductions

Explanation and links

Search strategies

• Google slot:

– mapping of terms, using boolean operators

– accross all or selected areas of the documents (title, call numbers, dates)

– accross all or selected levels (holdings guides, inventories)

– accross all or selected documents (inventories)

• aim: finding what can be named

• besides that: structured navigation to discover unknown answers to open questions


Search strategies offered on the start screen