With Engage's search tool, you can quickly find words or phrases that you are looking for while you study:

When you search, the system presents a list of pages in the document that scored highly for your search. The following consideration determine a page's score:

Searching is available on all text-based documents. Searching is not available for embedded videos or linked content.

Searching in Engage

Use these steps to perform a search:

  1. If you want to search the content and notes of one course material, open that course material. If you want to search the content and notes of all course materials in your account, perform the search outside of the context of a course material.
  2. Type the word or phrase you would like to find in the Search field in the header.
  3. Press Enter.

Engage searches for the word or phrase and presents the most relevant results at the top of the search results. For each result, you'll see the page number and some context around where the word or phrase occurs in the text. From here you can:

Advanced Searching Syntax

You can enter special characters into the search bar to find exactly what you are looking for in the content. Your search queries can get very complex. You may have better search results by keeping search queries simple until you become familiar with the syntax.