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Why am I getting no results when I use a wildcard in my search?

Applies to
  • WorldCat Discovery

Truncation does not work with word index unanchored phrases; that is, words combined using quotation marks.  It works either with simple word searches or with anchored phrases e.g. ti=musical theat*.

Truncation of words in a word index cannot be done when combining the words in an unanchored word phrase

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