Use AND to connect words that must appear in a document
Use OR if only one word must appear in a document
Use NOT to exclude words or terms from a search
(Combining search terms with AND, OR, NOT is called Boolean searching. There is an explanation here.)
In the Whitman catalog or MLA database, use an asterisk to truncate a word and allow for different endings.
Use quotation marks to enclose a phrase or words that must appear together in a document.
You can combine two or more of these techniques to define and limit your search further.
Have you signed up for Inter-Library Loan (ILLiad) so that you can request items, especially articles, from other libraries?
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