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searching

 [serch´ing]
probing or investigating.
free text searching a search mode in which titles, abstracts, full texts, or other natural language fields of bibliographic or source databases are searched for one or more words, whose proximity to each other may be specified in order to increase the specificity of the search.
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Teachers and those who educate them are continually searching for innovative and effective tools to assist with learning to integrate technology into teaching.
Considering this mobility, the Court concluded that to require officers to secure a warrant before searching a vehicle would risk the loss of evidence.
This means that should you be searching for information using the keyword biotechnology, the engine could find and display web-based documents, video, audio, blogs and any document you have created on your PC.
Web searching services such as Alta Vista and Google are now everyday tools for information seeking.
However, in most cases, free text searching (and even some natural language searching) can often achieve good search results.
Specialized search templates are available for searching by reference, such as Code section, court case citation, etc.
Officers and prosecutors alike often are under the mistaken impression that to defend the warrantless search of a vehicle, the government must demonstrate that it was necessary to conduct the search without a warrant because it was impracticable to obtain the approval of a judge before searching.
They go beyond the normal functions of a single-collection catalog, not only bringing together works by the same author or about the same subject in response to user queries, but also by bringing multiple instances of the same work (perhaps described differently by different institutions) together for the user searching the database.
Generally, to overcome or minimize such limitation the researcher should try free-form searching over multiple databases.
With Snap Search Anywhere, users will have visual previews of what they're searching for, fast keyboard navigation of results and a welcome alternative to the page of links they'd get from other search engines.
If the officer is searching the person, clothing, or personal effects of the arrestee, the search is likely to be upheld even if done hours after the arrest.
Computerized database searches operate by taking the user's keyword(s) and searching the selected database index for occurrences of the word in the specific documents (or document segments) previously selected.