Advanced OPAC Search Screen Boolean Operators: AND, OR, NOT By default Keyword Anywhere will search in all fields: Author, Title, Subject, Notes, Publisher, etc. All of these = AND Any of these = OR
The search query above would not retrieve the article cited below. Why not?
Sumo wrestling is catching on outside Japan. USA Today , Sept. 2006 v58 i2 p4
The above article is relevant. But it would not be in the results list, because the dangerous Boolean NOT operator would automatically eliminate any article containing the word Japan .
Using the truncation symbol ? retrieves variations of the word: lumbering, lumberyards, lumbermen, etc. Changing the field will control where the terms are searched. The Boolean AND combines the sets of synonymous terms to find only those containing both concepts.
All titles retrieved have one or more of the words -- lumber or timber -- or have the word logging in the title, as the search query requested.