capitalize search operators/boolean connectors AND, OR
zika AND "birth defects"
exclude words - use a dash before a word with multiple meanings or to exclude a site
jaguar speed -car
phrases - same words in same order
“your phrase in double quotations”
compound words - when you’re not certain if one word or two
(“health care” OR healthcare)
wildcard - placeholder for any unknown term (word or number)
"evidence based" ** practice
number range - results contain numbers in the range
1990..1999 AND ("native american" OR "american indian") AND poverty
terms in the document title
Use the Cited by link to to see newer papers that reference the citation.
No spaces between the limit and search terms.
|define:hipster||limits results to pages with definitions|
|filetype:pdf AND ebola||limits pages with specified file type (pdf, doc, xls, ppt, rtf, dwf, ps, kml, kmz, swf)|
|site:cdc.gov AND ebola||limits results to pages from the domain|
|info:cdc.gov||results included cached version of page, pages that link to site, similar pages|
|link:cdc.gov||pages that link to the page|
|related:cdc.gov||pages that are similar|
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