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DRAM Online Listening Database: Proximity Searches

This research guides provides advanced searching techniques tailored for the DRAM online listening database through a combination of text, images, and videos.

Video Instructions

Proximity Searches

Proximity searching allows the finding of words that are a specific distance away. To perform a proximity search use the tilde, "~", symbol at the end of a phrase. For example, to search liner notes for "percussion" and "Switzerland" within 5 words of each other, use the search query:

"percussion Switzerland"~5 (default field on the pull-down menu is liner notes)

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