Quick Start

This part of the Help is designed to get you searching and browsing with ORE right away. It covers:

  • Search
  • Results
  • Browse


To look up a term, type or paste the term you want to find in the Search box

Click or press Enter

Once the results of your search are displayed, click on any of the terms in the list to view it.

Padlocked entries () are unavailable under your subscription.


The matching entries are listed on the results page(s). The number of results appears at the top of the list.

If your term could refer to more than one topic, these are listed under Did you mean. Choose any of the options to search on that topic.

To open any of the entries listed, click on the entry title.

Note that:

  • There are a number of different ways of viewing and sorting results. For example, you can confine them to a particular subject.
  • If a result is padlocked, your subscription does not cover its full content, and only its title is available for viewing.



Click on the subject of your choice (e.g. Greek Law) in the Browse panel.

An alphabetical list of matching entries is displayed.

Browse the list using the cursor or by selecting a page number.

To move directly to titles beginning with a particular letter, type it in to the Starting with: box and click.


To open an entry, click on its title.

More information on browsing: