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Use the form below to search for articles in DownStreet's Archives by specific words or combinations of words. The full-text search engine will display a weighted list of matching documents, with better matches shown first. Note the 'score' for each page, since the most likely results are probably separated by a considerable gap between the highest scores and the rest of the results.  ...  Each item in the list of results is a link to a matching page in a past issue.

Please do not use quotation marks.  You will probably not find any results that way.  A brief explanation of other aspects of the query language is available, along with examples, below.

Type in a keyword or phrase, then click on "Start Search."

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The text search engine allows queries to be formed from arbitrary Boolean expressions containing the keywords AND, OR, and NOT, and grouped with parentheses. For example:

information retrieval
finds documents containing 'information' or 'retrieval'

information or retrieval
same as above

information and retrieval
finds documents containing both 'information' and 'retrieval'

information not retrieval
finds documents containing 'information' but not 'retrieval'

(information not retrieval) and WAIS
finds documents containing 'WAIS', plus 'information' but not 'retrieval'

finds documents containing words starting with 'web'

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