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Research - Basic Methods: Phrase

Learn how to execute basic search techniques in the Maly Library catalog.

Phrase Searching:

Allows you to search a group of words together as a phrase instead of as individual keywords.

You form a phrase search by placing the words within quotations.

Try It Out!

Give this search method a try.

Maly Library Catalog:  

Phrase Searching

Lord's prayer - will return records that include both the terms Lord's and prayer

"Lord's prayer" - will return records that include the phrase Lord's prayer, with the words adjacent and in that order, ensuring results about this specific concept

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