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Factiva: Search Form

Guide to the content and features of Factiva

Search Form

The default search is "free-text". Click on Search Form to bring it up:

The Search Form allows you to use the free text search without having to enter the Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT): 

  • All of these words: The results will include all of the words entered (replaces AND).
  • At least one of these words: The results will include one or more of the words entered (replaces OR).
  • None of these words: The results will exclude all of those words.
  • This exact phrase: The results will bring the exact string of character (replaces quotation marks "..."). For example, entering the words water pollution will yield articles containing this exact phrase.
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