Optimal Search Template: Use simple box - will find magazine issues as well as books, though button is labeled "search books."
Default Connector: AND and OR when using simple box (ANDed sites ranked higher.) To phrase-search, use quotation marks.
Truncation: no truncation
Proximity Searching: no proximity
Formal Subject Searching: no subject searching
Key Feature: Search-input box (to left of page images) will find sought words within text.
Optimal Search Template: Advanced (Click on triangle at right end of simple box.)
Default Connector: (AND and OR when using simple box; ANDed sites ranked higher.) To phrase-search in Advanced, use box "Exact Phrase."
Possible Connectors: Use "with all" box for ANDs. Use "at least one" box for ORs.
Truncation: Not available
Proximity Searching: Not available
Formal Subject Searching: Not available
Key Feature: Click triangle at right end of “anywhere in the article” box to choose article-title searching.
Optimal Search Template: Advanced (link is right of search box)
Default Connector: In keyword it's AND, but can phrase-search by using quotation marks
Possible Connectors: AND, OR e.g.(dog or cat) and AND NOT
Truncation: Asterisk. e.g. motiv*
Proximity Searching: YES. In keyword, use within # e.g. dog within 5 cat
Formal Subject Searching: YES. Select "Subject" from drop-down menu
Key Feature: Can use "Material Type" drop-down menu to limit search to scores, videos, etc.
Optimal Search Template: Advanced (Link is below left end of search box)
Default Connector: AND To phrase-search use quotation marks.
Possible Connectors: AND, OR, NOT
Truncation: Asterisk. e.g. motiv* Use question mark for internal, e.g. wom?n
Proximity Searching: "two words" ~# e.g. "dog cat"~5
Formal Subject Searching: no subject indexing
Key Feature: Note check- boxes for: field-searching, type of article, targeting journals.
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