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Welcome to HKLII. This document is designed to help users search documents on HKLII using mnoGoSearch engine (formerly known as UdmSearch), for more information on this search engine, visit mnoGoSearch Official Page.
mnoGoSearch is used to compensate the unsupported Chinese searching in SINO search engine.
This section will show you some simple usage on mnoGoSearch.
This section will show you some advance searching options, e.g. Boolean Search, Sub-String Search, etc.
There is a query box on the front page of HKLII, enter your query in the text box as shown in the following picture. Remeber to select "Chinese Documents*", if you are going to search through Information written in Chinese that stored in HKLII Databases.
Please note that, Chinese Documents searching is only allowed when searching HKLII databases.
You can also decide if you want to see documents that contain
When ready, press Search. A list of documents will be returned to you. You can use Back on your browser to return to the search screen in order to refine searches. One option you'll notice on the search forms is Boolean query. It is explained below.
If you want more advance results, you may use query language. You should select "this boolean query" in the search form.
The Search form understands the following boolean operators:
|&||logical AND. For example, "上訴 & 判監". Search engine will find any documents that contain both "上訴" and "判監". You can also use + for this operator.|
||||logical OR. For example, "上訴 | 判監". Search engine will find any documents that contain word "上訴" or word "判監".|
|~||logical NOT. For example, "上訴 & ~ 判監". Search
engine will find any documents that contain word "上訴" and do
not contain word "判監" at the same time.
Note that: "~" just excludes given word from results. Query "~判監" will find nothing !!
|( )||group command to compose more complex queries. For example "( 上訴 | 判監 ) & ~釋放".|
Note that: the boolean operator used here is DIFFERENT from SINO, the English Documents Search in HKLII and WorldLII
Full Search Form is provided for user to have a more advance searching. To use the full search form for Chinese Documents,
1. Select "Chinese Documents".
2. Click "Full Search Form".
*Remember to select "Chinese Documents" first, if NOT a full search form for English Documents will be shown.
3. Full search form for Chinese Documents
The full search form allows you to limit a search to
particular category in HKLII database.
The "Search For" selection box under Additional Options provide a thorogh search when you choose Substring.
For more information on mnoGoSearch, see mnoGoSearch Reference Manual.