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Guide to Advanced Search in NEEScentral

By Rajesh Thyagarajan

Purdue University

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The NEEScentral Advanced Search offers users numerous options for making database searches more precise and getting more useful results. Based on Lucene technology, an open source Java product adopted by the Apache Software Foundation, the NEEScentral Advanced Search engine allows users to search the NEES database as well as supporting documents.

In order to effectively utilize the NEEScentral Advanced Search option, users should become familiar with the idioms and grammar used in a Lucene-based search engine. This document highlights those functionalities and offers users tips to help refine their search results.

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  • Rajesh Thyagarajan (2010), "Guide to Advanced Search in NEEScentral,"

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