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|Keyword Search (All fields)*|
|Multiple Words||Use more words to narrow your search. By default only records containing all terms in the query are returned (i.e., AND is implied)
coleridge ballads Both coleridge AND ballads occur in records.
|Exact Phrase||Search for an exact phrase by enclosing the phrase in double quotation marks.
"just in time" "new england"
|Wildcards|| Words may be right-hand truncated using an asterisk. * for 1-5 characters, ** for open-ended truncation, ? to replace a single character anywhere within a word.
cell* finds cell, cells, cellular
climat* finds climate, climatic, climatology
comput** finds computer, computers, computing, computational
wom?n finds woman, women
|Search operators|| Use "and", "or", "and not" and brackets to create focused searches.
(blues or jazz) and music radiation and not nuclear
|Proximity operators|| Use "near" to specify words close to each other, in any order.
cambridge near university
The within operator is similar to the near operator, but allows the user to specify the maximum number of words that may appear between the specified words.
british within 5 politics fractal within 2 geometry
|Field limits|| A field limit causes the system to search for a keyword only in the specified field. You may limit to author fields (a:), title fields (t:), subject fields (d:) and notes (n:) fields.
a:kerouac t:road d:ecology
Alternatively use Advanced search.
|Stop words and case||Simple English "stop" words are ignored (eg. a, an, the). Searches are not case-sensitive.|
|Results display|| Keyword search results are grouped by relevance to bring the most likely titles to the top of the list. Each group represents a similar level of relevance and results are sorted within the group by reverse date.
To get an ungrouped result choose data or title in the 'relevance | date | title' menu in top blue search box.
*Source: Library Web Catalouge
Search Tips for Science Direct: Follow the link for Science direct search tips.