An asterisk ( * ) at the stem of a word will find all forms of the word:
Example: educat*= education, educable, educate.
Quotes around phrases (“xx yy”) will insure that your keywords are searched as a phrase; rather than individual words.
Example: "social work," not social AND work
Question marks (?) can be used as wild cards to replace an unknown letter or letters in a keyword. This is helpful with spelling issues.
Example: Einst??n = Einstien or Einstein
Searching a database in 3 easy steps:
Step 1: Brainstorm keywords (words you use to describe your topic).
Step 2: Constructing your search:
Step 3: Examine results: