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ex: hous* will find house, housing, houses, household
use " " to search for a specific phrase
ex: "early childhood education" will search for that entire phrase, not the individual words
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• Reference Books: If you find useful titles in a certain call number range check out the same range in the reference (REF) section.
• ILL: If you can't find a book in our catalog it may be available through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Find out more about the process on our ILL FAQ page or ask a librarian.