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Research 101: A Self-Guided Tutorial

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7 - Truncation

Using Internal Truncation

Replace one letter within a word using the wildcard symbol.

For example: Wom?n retrieves Woman and Women; Gr?y retrieves Gray and Grey

Internal Truncation: Wom?n = Woman, Women ; Gr?y = Gray, Grey

Using internal truncation can increase your search results to include different forms and spellings of the same word.