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Part: 4 Specialized Search Engines > Argus Clearinghouse www.clearinghouse.net

Argus Clearinghouse www.clearinghouse.net

Table . Argus Clearinghouse Quick Reference[*]
For This Type of Search: Do This: Examples:
Word or Phrase Search Type the word or phrase without any special punctuation. news media
AND Search (multiple words and phrases, each of which must be present) Use AND to connect two or more words or phrases. The example would find guides whose titles or keywords include both words. Asia AND business
OR Search (multiple words and phrases, any one of which may be present) Use OR to connect two or more words or phrases, either one of which may appear in the guide's title or keywords. justice OR judicial
Wildcard Search Use an asterisk (*) to search for wildcard characters at the end of a word. The example would find biology as well as biological and biologist. biolog*
Nested Search Use parentheses to group search expressions into more complex queries. The example would find references to art museum, art gallery, and art galleries. art AND (museum OR galler*)


[*] Note: Argus Clearinghouse searches are not case-sensitive. Also, punctuation marks (apostrophes, dashes, hyphens, etc.) are ignored, so it's recommended that you leave them out when searching.


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