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Politics 317: Political Power in Theory and Practice: Academic Sources


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For both Sherlock and databases, there are ways you can construct your searches to get more specific results:

  • Hanford AND Richland  --  Use AND to connect words that must appear in a document.
  • Manhattan Project OR Hanford Project --  Use OR if only one word must appear in a document.
  • denuclear*  -- Use an asterisk to truncate a word and allow for different endings. For example, denuclearize, denuclearization, etc.
  • "Hanford Site" -- Use quotation marks to enclose a phrase or words that must appear together in a document.

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