Phrases and Proximity
- Put quotation marks around terms to be searched as a phrase:
- Consider using quotes for titles:
"call of the wild"
- The single character truncation (?) and multi-character truncation (*) symbols do not work within phrases.
Proximity (Keyword searches & Advanced (Boolean) in Basic Search menu)
- To do a proximity search, put search terms in quotation marks, followed by the tilde "~" symbol and a number.
"william buckley"~2 finds william and buckley within 2 words of each other.
"william f buckley"~3 finds william and f andbuckley within 3 word/values of each other.
"man miracles"~5 finds man and miracles within 5 words of each other.