To access the Global Address List within Outlook 2011, choose one of the following options:
1. After selecting the Contacts icon, you can enter your search in the "Find a Contact" search field. Alternatively, click the Contact Search icon to bring up a separate search window.
2. While composing a message, you may initiate a search by typing in the "To:" or "Cc:" field.
3. At the end of the "To:" field, you may click on the address book icon and bring up the Contact Search window.