Searching the Origins Web Site

This new feature allows the Origins user to search the entire site using a few words or phrases. To conduct a search, simply type in a word or phrase in the search box located in the upper right hand corner of each page as shown in Figure 1. Next, select the "go" button or press the “enter” key on your keyboard and you will bring up a list of resource records that contain your search terms.

Figure 1. Search Option

Summary information from the search request is provided first at the top of the page listing both the total number of pages and the total number of resources matching the search terms.

Figure 2 illustrates the specific information presented for each matching record. Listed first is the hyperlink to the resource. Simply click on this link to bring up the resource. Next, the address or URL of the resource is listed for reference followed by a brief description of the contents of the resource. Finally, the date of the last resource is provided.

Figure 2. Search Results

Note that by default, search results are ranked with the Origins records containing the most instances of your search terms listed first.