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Start Your Research - A Self-Guided Tutorial

A tutorial to take you through the research process.

8 - Truncation

Try Truncation

Another technique that can improve your search results is called truncation. Truncating a word means that you are able to search different forms of the same word at the same time.

Truncation requires the use of symbols, called wildcards, to replace word endings. The most common symbols are:

 

Basic truncation symbols - * ? #