- First select the base table (specimens, samples, localities, references etc);
- Specify one or more criteria; NB! search is case insensitive; for text fields partial matches are returned by default (for instance, search 'asap' in specimen name field will find 'Asaphus sp.' as well as 'Asaphus expansus'); for stratigraphy and classification the search is hierarchical by default, for number fields exact maches will be searched if user does not specify otherwise;
- To show a map where available, tick the appropriate checkbox;
- To show detailed information follow the links in the results table.