Searches can be specific or general. Use the words AND, OR and NOT to
create specific searches. For example: (word1 and word2) or (word1 and
word2 not word3) or (word1 or word2). Entering Littell will return
all articles containing the name Littell. Enter Littell AND Gloria, and only
articles containing the words Littell and Gloria will be returned.
Enter William OR Gloria, and articles containing either William or Gloria
will be returned. Enter anniversary NOT golden, and any article with the
word anniversary will be returned, except articles that also contain the
For more general searches, use the wildcard characters * and ?
, where * will match any zero or more characters and ? will match
any zero or one character. For example, con* will match confederate, contribute,
and connect. Bo? will find boa, boy and box. Bo?? would find
boar and boat.