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Archives: Using "None of the Words"

A guide on how to use and search the HPU Archives

Using "None of the Words"

It can be confusing as to why you would want to search "none of the words" for something, but this can be handy when you are trying to eliminate certain results. For instance, if you search for Roberts Hall between 1924 and 1974…

But you want to eliminate any objects having to do with art…

You can narrow your search this way. While we only eliminated two results in this example, searching for "none of the words" can significantly narrow down your search when searching through items in some of our publications.