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Phrase Search: "Brown v. Board of Education" "equal rights"
Search: "school desegregation" OR "school integration" OR "classroom desegregation"
Results contain all of the sources that contain ANY of those search terms.
Search: "school desegregation" AND solutions AND busing
Results contain sources with BOTH of those terms
Search: "school desegregation" AND activists NOT opponents
Results contain sources containing the terms "school desegregation activists" WITHOUT including articles focusing on "opponents"
Truncation symbols, typically the * or ?, allow for you to search for variations of a root word.
At least 9 searches in 1!
Wildcards, typically the #, look for all possible variations of a letter in a single position within a word.
Woman, Women, Womyn, Wom!n, Wom@n