Default search: Relevance
Proximity: Some claim that [Around(n)]-- For example, [slavery AROUND(4) indigo] will search for "slavery" and "indigo" within 4 words of each other, but I haven't been able to duplicate it.
Wildcard: Supports use of wildcards for words in a phrase. Use an asterisk * within a phrase search to match any word in that position. So, for example, to find "a little neglect may breed mischief" when you are not sure of the second to last word, search "a little neglect may * mischief".
Truncation: Automatic truncation, which can be turned off by using quotation marks around each term that should not be stemmed.
OCR accuracy: poor to fair, with newer publications tending to be more accurate.
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This document suggests a good method of crafting effective keyword searches:
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Book citations generally show a publisher and a city of publication. Book chapters will include the title of the chapter as well as the name of the book.
Article citations have a journal/periodical title in addition to the article title. They will usually also show a volume and issue number, and may show a day and month.
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