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Basic Search: Searches the main citation fields in the database.
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Operators (AND, OR, NOR) are not required but can be used.
Use words that are like to be in the citation and use terms that are descriptive
for what you are looking for. The search accounts for the possibility of plurals
and other alternate word endings.
For example "rapids" will bring back results that have the word "rapid" in it.
Searching on "river rapids" will narrow the search down to publications containing both terms.
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Search only online documents checkbox: This limits your search results to only
retrieve citations that have an online document. These documents can include websites located
throughout the USGS, PDF files, or documents stored with in the Publication Warehouse.
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