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  • 1. Search Tips
  • 2. Multiple Words
    • global warming =
    • global AND warming =
    • warming global =
    • warming AND global
  • 3. Phrase Searches
    • “global warming” ≠ global warming
    Searches for global and warming to occur anywhere in the same record. Parenthesis: searches for global warming as a phrase in a record.
  • 4. Boolean Operators
    • dog AND cat
    • dog OR cat
    • dog NOT cat
  • 5. Wildcards *
    • inter* = interim OR internet OR internal etc.
    • inter* ≠ international
    • col*r = color OR colour etc.
    replaces up to 5 non space characters
  • 6. Wildcards **
    • comput** = computer OR computation etc.
    replaces any number of non space characters
  • 7. Wildcards ?
    • wom?n = women OR woman etc.
    replaces a single character anywhere in a word
  • 8. Proximity Operators
    • international NEAR conference
    Used to retrieve records that contain the specified words or phrases within ten words of each other in the same indexed field.
  • 9. field limits Limits specific words or phrases to a specific field
  • 10. Grouping Most relevant titles  Highly relevant titles    Very relevant titles    Relevant titles    Other relevant titles
  • 11. Related Slideshows
    • Searching by Advanced Keyword
    • Browsing Collection by Topic
    • Anatomy of Initial Search Screen