Confused about the IVP Bible dictionary

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Mike McKnelly | Forum Activity | Posted: Tue, May 10 2016 3:32 PM

I recently purchased the eight volume IVP Bible dictionary I made  them into a series in my library. I also created a collection. My problem is I don't know how to search for a person or a place without getting hundreds of hits I just want a specific person or place I'm using the basic search. Any suggestions?

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Dave Hooton | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, May 10 2016 3:55 PM

If you want to use only the IVP, then open a volume and type Moses or Jerusalem (or whatever you want to "search" for) in its text box.

The other way is use a Topic Guide and type the same name. The Topic section will list a number of bible dictionaries but I'm not sure if IVP will be included.

A Basic Search of Everything will give similar results in its Topic section.

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MJ. Smith | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, May 10 2016 4:05 PM

You can limit your search to heading text.

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Keep Smiling 4 Jesus :) | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, May 10 2016 4:56 PM

Mike McKnelly:
Any suggestions?

Suggest searching Heading Text, Large Text, Title

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