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       * If you search for keywords prefixed with a minus sign -, you are performing a NEGATIVE search. For example, if you search for **+cancer -lung** this is the equivalent of saying return papers containing **cancer** but only if those papers DO NOT contain the keyword **lung**. You cannot perform an all negative search so a search like **-lung -cancer** is invalid.       * If you search for keywords prefixed with a minus sign -, you are performing a NEGATIVE search. For example, if you search for **+cancer -lung** this is the equivalent of saying return papers containing **cancer** but only if those papers DO NOT contain the keyword **lung**. You cannot perform an all negative search so a search like **-lung -cancer** is invalid.
   - **EXACT PHRASE Searching**   - **EXACT PHRASE Searching**
-      * If you search for keywords encased in double quotations ", you are performing an EXACT PHRASE search. For example, if you search for **"​lung cancer"​** this is the equivalent of saying return papers containing the EXACT PHRASE **lung cancer**. You can use exact phrase searching in combination with the above options such as **+"​lung cancer"​ -signaling** which will return papers containing **lung cancer** but not if they also contain **signaling**. You should use exact phrase searching anytime you want to find a specifically worded phrase including looking for authors **"​Smith AC"** or exact titles **"​Analysis of murine HOXA-2 activity in Drosophila melanogaster"​**. When search ​for a title of a publication make sure you put quotes around it, otherwise you'll get back every paper containing any of those words in the title. Also, make sure to remove **[[orcs:​search_tips|invalid characters]]** from the title if it contains any...+      * If you search for keywords encased in double quotations ", you are performing an EXACT PHRASE search. For example, if you search for **"​lung cancer"​** this is the equivalent of saying return papers containing the EXACT PHRASE **lung cancer**. You can use exact phrase searching in combination with the above options such as **+"​lung cancer"​ -signaling** which will return papers containing **lung cancer** but not if they also contain **signaling**. You should use exact phrase searching anytime you want to find a specifically worded phrase including looking for authors **"​Smith AC"** or exact titles **"​Analysis of murine HOXA-2 activity in Drosophila melanogaster"​**. When searching ​for a title of a publication make sure you put quotes around it, otherwise you'll get back every paper containing any of those words in the title. Also, make sure to remove **[[orcs:​search_tips|invalid characters]]** from the title if it contains any...
  
 Here are some practical examples of how to use Full Text searching to retrieve publications of interest: Here are some practical examples of how to use Full Text searching to retrieve publications of interest:
 
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