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phrase searching

 

Some databases automatically search for phrases or adjacent words. Some databases do not have this capability. Check the database Help screens for details. For example:

Keyword search: hearing aids

  • A database with phrase searching would yield:
Hearing aids for the elderly
  • A database without phrase searching could yield:
AIDS and teenagers : hearing before
the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families...

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