The words you type into the search box affect your search results. Not all authors use the same language to describe similar topics, so you will need to try a variety of searches.
|AND joins dissimilar terms. It helps narrow your search.||asthma AND children|
|OR joins similar terms. It helps broaden your search.||
California OR Merced
|Use AND & OR together, as well.||
AND California OR Merced
The asterisk * is the most common truncation symbol.
You do have to be careful with truncation. Sometimes you might get unexpected results.
University of West Florida, John C. Pace Library, (3:50)
Sarah Clark (3:04)