like a wildcard. Added to the stem of a word, it will find that
stem plus anything that comes after it. The symbol used to truncate
a word depends upon the index, database, or search engine you
return records on psychology, psychological, psychologist.
? is used as the truncation symbol, for example, in the Library Catalog.
return records on environment, environmental, or even environs.
* is used as the truncation symbol, for example, in Academic Search Complete.