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Research Guides@Tufts

Database Searching Tips: Web of Knowledge

Description

Log in to Web of Knowledge. Databases include:

Wildcards

  • * replaces zero or more characters within or at the end of a word. When doing an author search, use an * if you don't have the full name and two initials, e.g., dibiaggio j*
  • ? replaces one character within or at the end of a word

Connectors

SAME specifies that the terms must be in the same sentence or data field.

Limits

Varies depending on database. Generally language, document type, and date.

Save/Rerun

  1. Select Search History.
  2. Log in or register if it is your first time using this function.
  3. Customize as you wish.
  4. Save the changes.

Full Text/Document Delivery

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