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Wildcards and Exact Phrases


You can use both of these search techniques in Simple Search and in Advanced Search


            ?          to limit to a single character.  You can use this internally, ex wom?n

            *          multiple characters.   ex  environment*   finds environment, environments, environmental, environmentalism


Exact Phrases

Use quotes around terms if you want an exact phrase or in Advanced Search use the search type is (exact)

 Compare two simple searches:       age of empire      to       “age of empire”