Guide to getting the most from our online catalogue.
The catalogue home page takes you into the main search entry screen where you can search for simple words or phrases appearing anywhere in a record or combine different search options for a more targeted search.
To further target your search you can use the the Media Type option in the advanced search field selection to narrow you search to the different types of material we hold e.g. articles, books, report, data etc.
You can limit your search to one or more Media Types by selecting "Show search options". From here you can also search by year or year range, location or by collection.
The system dafaults to sorting by relevance, but you can choose a variety of different sort options including publication year to change the way your results are sorted.
You can use the term Metsci to search for material that has been produced by Met Office scientists whilst working at the Met Office. You can enter the term in the keyword option.
Searching for Met Office publications.
Article search where frost appears in the title and is limited to a media type of article.
Author search for articles by a specific author
Met Office article search for peer reviewed articles by a specific Met Office author published for the Met Office.
Met Office reports searches for reports (electronic and hard copy) published by Met Office authors for the Met Office.
A simple phrase search looking for the terms "shipping forecast" or "shipping forecasts" in the order entered. Plurals are automatically included.
Precise search looking for the exact phrase "shipping forecast" (NOT forecasts) with a publication year of 2005
Our science regularly appears in books, reports and peer reviewed journals and you can browse publications by Met Office scientists via the online catalogue.
Last updated: 29 April 2014