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ENG325: Romantic Poetry: Home

Searching Tips

Useful tips:

  • Wom?n
  • (Britain OR England)
  • 18th century
  • 19th century
  • Georgian
  • literature
  • poe* (returns: poem, poems, poet, poets, poetry)
  • criticism and interpretation
  • history and criticism
  • social life and customs
  • social conditions
  • politics and government
  • history

Boolean Operators

Boolean operators help you when searching.  The most popular operators are: AND, OR, NOT.  

AND narrows your search, OR expands your search, NOT limits your search


Use the asterisk * to truncate a word and search for all forms.

Ex. Invent* will give you: Invent, Invents, Inventor, Invention


Use the question mark ? as a wildcard symbol.

Ex. Wom?n will search: woman & women


Use quotes to search for a specific phrase rather than just keywords

Ex. "Frog King" will search for the phrase rather than pulling every result that has "frog" and "king" somewhere in the record.

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Rebecca Seipp
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MSIS, Information Science
The University of Texas at Austin
BA, History
Southwestern University