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Dates of Coverage 1960s - present
Truncation or Wildcard

The wildcard is represented by a question mark ? or a pound sign #.

To use the # or ? wildcard, enter your search terms, adding the # in places where an alternate spelling may contain an extra character. EBSCOhost finds all citations of the word that appear with or without the extra character.

For example, type colo#r to find all citations containing color or colour.

Truncation is represented by an asterisk (*). To use truncation, enter the root of a search term and replace the ending with an *. EBSCOhost finds all forms of that word.

For example, type comput* to find the words computer or computing.

Phrase Searching Use " " Example: "illuminated manuscripts"
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