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When searching multiple words, the system will automatically supply the Boolean "and" operator between each word; multiple words entered for the search will occur somewhere in the retrieved records though not necessarily in the order entered. Both examples on the right will retrieve the same results. world health organization

world and health and organization
Search for complete phrases by enclosing them in double quotes (" "). Words enclosed in double quotes will be displayed together in all results exactly as typed. "world health organization"
The asterisk ("*") matches up to five non-space characters, starting at the specified position in the word. For example, "inter*" will match "internal" and "internet", but will not match "international". The "*" wildcard may only appear after at least two characters.
inter*
environment*
polic*
Double asterisks ("**") match any number of non-space characters, starting at the specified position in the word. For example, "inter**" will match all words that begin with "inter" (e.g. "internal", "internet", "international", etc.).
Inter**
comp**
Field limits may be specified by selecting a field limit from the selection list before the word or phrase to be searched. A field limit causes the system to search only the specified field with the specified word(s). The following field limits are supported by the system:

Keyword: Search only the keyword field
Author: Search only the author field
Title: Search only the title field
Subject: Search only the subject field
Call Number: Search only the call number field
[Author:] panel on education
[Title:] minutes
[Call Number:] KD 654 .L38 L445