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SW 2000 - Exploration in Social and Economic Justice

Exploiting the Multi-Line Search

Multi-line searches allow you to:

  • Specify that certain search terms be found in the TITLE of an article or book
  • Break up your search into clusters of synonyms
  • Use "quotation marks" to enclose words you want to search as an exact phrase
  • Use * to look for any words starting with a certain set of letters (example: discriminat* for discrimination, discriminatory, discriminate, discriminating, etc.)

Example of a multi-line search:

discriminat* OR anti-discrimination OR racis* OR antiracis* (dropdown set to TI Title)

housing OR residential OR "home buyers" OR "home loans" OR mortgag* (dropdown set to TI title)

measures OR remed* OR reparations OR strateg*