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Boolean Searches, Truncation, Wildcards, and Proximity

  • AND - combine terms to narrow your search
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  • NOT - exclude terms from your search
  • Quotes for phrase searching
  • Asterisks for truncation
  • Question marks for single letter wildcards or truncations
  • NEAR/ - find words within a specified number of words of each other (Ex: Healthcare NEAR/5 Education)

Basic Search

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Advanced Search

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For more detailed search tips and strategies, check out the Trends & Policy Help Guide.