To begin your search, type what you are looking for into the search box on the home page or at the bottom of any other page and then click the magnifying glass icon next to the box or click the return/enter key.
The Atla Digital Library search results are sorted by relevance. You can further refine your search by any of the faceted metadata on the left side of the search results screen. This includes Creator, Date, Contributing Institution, Subject, Place, Contributor, Collection, Format (Original), Language, Publisher, Time Period, Format (Digital), and Type. Note that not all works use all of the facets.
“Church of Ireland”will return results with the exact phrase "Church of Ireland"
Texas AND "Fort Worth"will only return results that have both Texas AND Fort Worth in the metadata
Texas OR "Fort Worth"will return results that have either Texas OR Fort Worth in the metadata
Texas NOT "Fort Worth"will return results that have Texas but do not have Fort Worth in the metadata
Texas +"Fort Worth"will return results that must have Fort Worth but may or may not have Texas (or any other search terms)
Texas -"Fort Worth"will return results that must not have Fort Worth but will have Texas (or at least one other of your search terms)
Mission*would get you results that include Mission, Missions, Missionary, or Missionaries
You can view 10, 20, 50, or 100 items per page by choosing from the drop down menu at the top right of the search results
Atla Digital Library sorts search results by relevance to your search. You can use the dropdown menu to change this to A-Z or Z-A sort order.
To obtain further information about any item presented in the Digital Library contact the participating institution who contributed the item to the Digital Library. The works in the Digital Library include a link back to the contributors digital repository where you can find more information. Atla does not host or otherwise possess original items or their digital reproductions and cannot provide this information.
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