Proximity Searching Using w/
Users can run a proximity searching using w/ instead of ~ if they prefer to do so. Researchers who may be familiar with other databases’ search syntax for term proximity are now able to seamlessly change between interfaces.
For example, let’s search in the Law Journal Library for the word ‘jury’ within five words of ‘discrimination’:
1. jury w/5 discrimination
2. “jury discrimination”~5
Both search queries produce the same set of search results, as depicted below.
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