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1 Search Tips for Current Contents Connect in the ISI Web of Knowledge

2 Search Page

3 Search Fields Topic Article titles, Abstracts, Author Keywords, KeyWords Plus “white oak” or “quercus alba” drug resistan* Author Searches any author on the paper Bergstrom CT Wallen K Group Author Group or organization credited with authorship Aberdeen Lung Cancer Group Beta Cell Biology Consortium Publication Name Journal titleCzech Journal of Food Sciences Progress in Brain Research Publication Year Year article was published Address Searches abbreviated author affiliations Emory Univ, Dept Biol, Atlanta, GA USA

4 Enter a Search 1. NOT 2. AND 3. OR

5 Truncation SymbolRetrieves * Zero or more characters gene* gene, genetics, generation $ Zero or one character colo$r color, colour ? One character only en?oblast entoblast, endoblast

6 Boolean Operators All search terms must occur to be retrieved. TOPIC: “stem cell*” AND lymphoma Retrieves documents that contain the phrase stem cell and the term lymphoma. This is equivalent to searching “stem cell*” lymphoma Any one of the search terms must occur to be retrieved. Use when searching variants and synonyms. TOPIC: aspartame OR saccharine OR sweetener* Retrieves documents that contain at least one of the terms. Excludes records that contain a given search term. TOPIC: aids NOT hearing Retrieves documents with aids, excluding any which also contain hearing.

7 Proximity Operators Phrase searching To search for an exact phrase enter the phrase in quotation marks. Example: “stem cell” SameTerms must occur within the same sentence, where “sentence” is generally a period-delimited string, in any order. In keyword fields, the SAME operator will retrieve records with search terms in the same keyword phrase. Example: stem SAME cell

8 Search Results

9 Search Aids

10 Search Aid, cont.

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