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  • "and" between words is assumed; that is, documents will be retrieved that have all the specified words. If you wish to find all the documents that have any word, use "or" between your search words.

  • To exclude a word, use not. For example, cat not dog will find all documents that contain cat but not dog.

  • To truncate a word, use an asterisk (*) at the end. For example, the search "comput*" would retrieve documents that have the words "computer", "computing", "computation", etc.

  • You may use parentheses to nest search terms. For example, (cat or mouse) not dog will find all documents that contain either cat or mouse, but not dog.