Keyword Search

A keyword search requires that you follow a few simple rules. Here are some ways that you can perform a keyword search.

as a phrase words are searched as a unit (not separately) in the order entered
topic example: managed health care
must be entered as: "managed health care"
all of these all the search words must be present
topic example keywords: children divorce
must be entered as: children  and divorce
any of these either some or all of the search terms must be present in a record
topic example keywords: adolescent youth teenager
must be entered as: adolescent  or youth or teenager

Click here to review some other Boolean techniques that can help you perform keyword searches. (This link opens in a new window.)

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