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Up-to-date, in-depth, and objective information on current controversial issues. Combines authoritative factual analysis with clear explanations of opposing points of view.
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Use an asterisk (*) at the end of the root of a word to find all variants: pilot* will find pilot, pilots, piloting, etc.
When two or more words are entered, the database will search for them as an exact phrase. If you wish to avoid this, place AND between the words.
Quotation marks are required when searching for phrases that are three or more words long: “crew resource management”.
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Enclose terms in quotation marks to search for exact phrases: "crew resource management."
Use connectors AND, OR, NOT to separate terms and phrases: "flight crew" AND fatigue. Connectors must be capitalized.
Use an asterisk (*) at the end of a word root to find all variants: automat* will find automate, automated, automatic, and automation.
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