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Enter one or more words to search the title and series fields of our bibliographic records.

Common words are excluded from the search e.g. "as", "and", "at", "the" and "of" etc.

For exact phrase searching use quotation marks " " around your search terms - ensuring that you check the Use Search Operators box.

Search results returned will contain allof the specified search terms in the title or series fields unless search operators such as 'OR' or 'NOT' are used box). Using fewer search terms will return more results.

Enter the publication series details to search by series.

AND
'world AND population AND 2002' will only return results containing all three of these words.
NOT
'population NOT european' will only return results containing 'population' that do not contain 'european'.
OR
'population OR demographics' will return results containing either 'population' or 'demographics' or both.
quotation marks " "
"poverty and possibilities" will return results containing this exact phrase.
asterisk * (wildcard)
'euro*' will return results containing 'euro', 'european', 'europe' and 'eurotunnel' etc.

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