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Truncation Searching

Truncation searching allows you to retrieve records containing variations on a search term. To execute a truncation search, type the first few letters (stem) of the keyword followed by an asterisk (*).

This search would retrieve matches for all records containing the words: creature, creation, create, creating, creator, creaturely, etc.

When executing a phrase truncation search, only the final word in the phrase can be truncated.

This search would retrieve matches for all records containing the phrases: 'made in heaven', 'made in hell', 'made in her', etc.


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