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Table 1: Search commands
Boolean operators
AND
+
Income AND Labour
+Income +Labour
Both terms must be included in the document.
OR Income OR Labour Either one term or both terms must be included in the document.
NOT
-
Income NOT Labour
Income -Labour
Excludes a term (labour).
By default, the operator for search is AND
Boolean operators must be capitalized
There is no space after the "+" or "-" operators
Phrase search
" " "income in Canada" Quotes are used to tell the search engine which terms must be found together in the document.
Wildcards
* immigr* -> immigration, immigrated, immigrating, immigrant, immigrants.
*cipl* -> principle and discipline
A wildcard, * is used to replace any number of characters in the search term.
A wildcard can be in any position in a word
Search automatically provides the stemming of a word, e.g., income -> incomes
Metadata field searches
title title:"Perspectives on Labour and Income" Provides a title search.
date date:2009-06-09 Provides a date search.
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