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Phrase Searching

 Phrase Searching " "


Phrase Search: "mary shelley" "gender roles"

This time our paired keywords appear next to eacher other.

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Boolean Operators


Search: "gender roles" OR "sex roles" OR "traditional roles"
Results contain all of the sources that contain ANY of those search terms.

And, +

Search: "gender roles" AND "mary shelley" AND frankenstein

Results contain sources with ALL of those terms

Not, -

Search: "mary shelley" AND "frankenstein" NOT reviews
Results contain sources containing the terms "mary shelley's frankenstein"  WITHOUT including articles focusing on "reviews"


Truncation symbols, typically the * or ?, allow for you to search for variations of a root word.







Wildcards, typically the #, look for all possible variations of a letter in a single position within a word.

Search: Wom#n
Woman, Women, Womyn, Wom!n, Wom@n


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