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Using the ROOT of a word to get alternate endings

When searching by SUBJECT, TITLE, or AUTHOR, you can search on root words (truncate) to retrieve words with alternate endings.

Author example: solz
retrieves Solzenicyn Aleksander, Solzhenitsyn 1918, Solzhenitsyn Ermolai
Subject example: snow
retrieves Snow, Snow boarding, Snow, Charles Percy, Snow crystals, Snow dogs.

This database searches on truncated terms automatically, except in a WORDS search or in a LIMIT option. To truncate in a WORDS search or in a LIMIT option, use *

For example: christ*
retrieves words in which "christ" is a root (Christ, Christening, Christian, etc.).

If you have question, ask library staff for assistance.

 
 
 
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