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Use keywords not sentences to search.
Use truncation symbols to search words with a common root.
Use phrase search to narrow a search and retrieve more precise results.
Use alternative terms & keywords to form a search query.
Use wildcard symbols to find a word's variants.
Use Boolean operators to connect the keywords in a search.
Use parentheses to combine keywords to be searched.