||Finds two or more terms within a case (exact match)
||Separate the terms with a space, or separate with "and"
||subject matter; subject AND matter
|Exact Phrase||" "
||Finds terms in an exact sequence as a phrase
||Use quotation marks around the exact order of words
||Finds one or more search terms (not an exact match)
||Separate terms with "or"
||subject OR matter
||Finds one term but not another
||Separate terms with "not"
||subject NOT matter
|Multiple Character Wildcard||* (asterisk)
||Finds any terms starting with a specific sequence of letters
||Type the letters, followed by an asterisk symbol (*)
||regard* matches regard, regards, regarding, regarded, ...
|Single Character Wildcard||?
||Finds variations of a term
||Replace letters with the (?) symbol
||wom?n returns woman, women
||Finds terms which appear in order within a given range. This is more restrictive than the unordered proximity search.
||Separate words with a "pre" and a slash mark (/) and the number of words which can occur between the search terms
||subject pre/3 matter finds subject and matter within 3 words of each other (in exact order)
||Finds terms which appear in any order within a given range. This is less restrictive than the ordered proximity search.
||Separate words with a "w" and a slash mark (/) and the number of words which can occur between the search terms
||subject w/3 matter finds subject and matter within 3 words of each other (in either order)
|Stem (Word Form)||~ (tilde)
||Stemming (word forms)
||Place the ~ at the end of one of the word forms
||apply~ returns matches for apply, applies, applied
||Fuzzy (imprecise) matching
||Place % in the middle of a term where you want the imprecision. The number of % signs you include determines the number of characters which can differ from the specified word and still constitute a match.
||psycho%%%%analysis matches psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic, psychoanalytical, ...
|Range||~~ (double tilde)
||Place ~~ between two numbers representing the outside of the range
||10~~20 returns matches for any number between 10 and 20, inclusive.
|Combination of Boolean Queries (example for range with ordered proximity)||~~ with /pre
||Range and Ordered Proximity
||Place ~~ between two numbers with the ordered proximity using one term
||10~~20 pre/1 percent returns matches for any number between 10 and 20 within one word of the term, percent