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Research Guides@Tufts

Database Searching Tips: Chadwyck

Description

Databases include:

Wildcards

  • * replaces any number of characters to find all forms of a word                      
  • ? replaces one or no characters within or at the end of a word to find variations of a word   

Connectors

See Search Tips in the Tools section of the search screen of the database you wish to search for additional information.

Limits

Limiting varies widely. See Help screens for individual databases you wish to search for additional information.

Save/Rerun

Many databases allow you to select Search History to save and rerun searches during the current session.

Full Text/Document Delivery

Much full text available. To find sources (usually periodicals) that aren’t full-text, select Find it @ Tufts.