The symbol to use for truncation is the asterisk *. Truncation will retrieve the variant forms of a word & the variant spelling
colo*r = colour, color
politic* = politics, politically, political…
The symbol to use for phrase search is quotation marks " " .
"rail network" , "Saw Phaik Hwa"
Search Term Grouping
Use parentheses ( ) for grouping similar or related words
SMRT AND disruption AND (train OR railway)
To form a search statement, we can combine boolean operators with keywords.
For our class example, let's look at the issue of - Train disruption. Synonyms can act as keywords when forming a search statement. For example:
A possible search statement we can use for this class example is:
SMRT AND transport AND (disruption* OR breakdown*)