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Created: 07-12-2022 - Last updated: 29-04-2021
Symbol Description Example Effect
* Truncation cultur* Search for resources beginning with "cultur", such as "culture", "cultural", etc.
+ Boolean operator AND dog + cat Finds resources containing "dog" and also "cat". If nothing is specified, the AND operator will apply anyway.
| Boolean operator OR bike | bicycle Finds resources containing either "bike" or "bicycle"
- Boolean operator BUT tintin -tibet Finds resources containing "tintin" but not "tibet". The word to exclude must be appended to the - sign.
() Parentheses, to combine operators mobility + (bike | bicycle) Finds resources containing "mobility" and either "bicycle" or "bicycle".
"" Exact phrase "literary review" Search for resources containing the exact phrase "literary review".