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LUCIA Public Catalog Expert Search
Example: wau=longley and (wti=elect? or politic?) searches for works with Longley as an author and titles containing words starting with either elect or politic.
Following are the most common abbreviations used by the ALEPH
Lowercase letters will find matches of capitalized words also. For example, computer will find matches for computer, Computer and COMPUTER.
Boolean AND is assumed between words. You may use the Boolean operators AND, OR and NOT in your search string. For example, you could type heart or cardiac to retrieve all records having heart or cardiac in them.Codes for some separate collections in the library example: wlc=score
Use the ? character to find matches that contain portions of words. For example, gun? will retrieve gun, guns, gunners, gunnery, gunning, etc.
In another example, ? ology will retrieve anthropology, archaeology, psychology, etc.
The ? character may also be used to find variant spellings. For example, alumi?m will find both the American spelling, aluminum, and the British spelling, aluminium.
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