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Search Terms

You can search our site by adding one or more words to one or more of the search boxes below.

Each box searches a different field and the 'Search All' box searches them all.

If you enter multiple words in in any search box then one of those words MUST be in that field for the product to be returned but all of them don’t have to be present.

The results will be ordered by products with more of the specified words first (if in “Relevance” order) then any products that have less of your specified words.

For example if you search for “Red Dog” in the title field and “James Ben” in the Author field then ether “Red” or “Dog” must be present in the title AND ether “James” or “Ben” must be present in the Author field for a product to be shown in the results. If both “Red” and “Dog” is present in the Title as well as “James” and “Ben” in the Author then that product will appear first in the results followed by any products with fewer of the optional words.

Wildcard Searches

We support single and multiple character wildcard searches within single words.

To perform a single character wildcard search use the ""?"" symbol.

To perform a multiple character wildcard search use the ""*"" symbol.

The single character wildcard search looks for terms that match that with the single character replaced. For example, to search for ""text"" or ""test"" you can use the search:

te?t

Multiple character wildcard searches looks for 0 or more characters. For example, to search for test, tests or tester, you can use the search:

test*

You can also use the wildcard searches in the middle of a term:

te*t

Warning: You should avoid using wildcard searches as the first character of a word as it will dramatically slow down searches:

?est

*st

Boolean Operators

Boolean operators allow terms to be combined through logic operators. We support AND, ""+"", OR, NOT and ""-"" as Boolean operators(Note: Boolean operators must be ALL CAPS).

The OR operator is the default conjunction operator. This means that if there is no Boolean operator between two terms, the OR operator is used. The OR operator links two terms and finds a matching document if either of the terms exist in a document. This is equivalent to a union using sets. The symbol || can be used in place of the word OR.

To search for documents that contain either ""another book"" or just ""another"" use the query:

""another book"" another

or

""another book"" OR another

AND

The AND operator matches documents where both terms exist anywhere in the text of a single document. This is equivalent to an intersection using sets. The symbol && can be used in place of the word AND.

To search for documents that contain ""another book"" and ""Some Book"" use the query:

""another book"" AND ""Some Book""

+

The ""+"" or required operator requires that the term after the ""+"" symbol exist somewhere in a the field of a single document.

To search for documents that must contain ""another"" and may contain ""search"" use the query:

+another search

NOT

The NOT operator excludes documents that contain the term after NOT. This is equivalent to a difference using sets. The symbol ! can be used in place of the word NOT.

To search for documents that contain ""another book"" but not ""Some Book"" use the query:

""another book"" NOT ""Some Book""

-

The ""-"" or prohibit operator excludes documents that contain the term after the ""-"" symbol.

To search for documents that contain ""another book"" but not ""Some Book"" use the query:

""another book"" -""Some Book""

Fuzzy Searches

We support fuzzy searches based on the Levenshtein Distance, or Edit Distance algorithm. To do a fuzzy search use the tilde, ""~"", symbol at the end of a Single word Term. For example to search for a term similar in spelling to ""roam"" use the fuzzy search:

roam~

This search will find terms like foam and roams.

An additional (optional) parameter can specify the required similarity. The value is between 0 and 1, with a value closer to 1 only terms with a higher similarity will be matched. For example:

roam~0.8

The default that is used if the parameter is not given is 0.5.

Grouping

We support using parentheses to group clauses to form sub queries. This can be very useful if you want to control the boolean logic for a query.

To search for either ""another"" or ""book"" and ""website"" use the query:

(another OR book) AND website

This eliminates any confusion and makes sure you that website must exist and either term another or book may exist.

Escaping Special Characters

We support escaping special characters that are part of the query syntax. The current list special characters are:

+ - && || ! ( ) { } [ ] ^ "" ~ * ? : \

To escape these character use the \ before the character. For example to search for (1+1):2 use the query:

\(1\+1\)\:2

Boosting a Term

We provide the relevance level of matching documents based on the terms found. To boost a term use the caret, ""^"", symbol with a boost factor (a number) at the end of the term you are searching. The higher the boost factor, the more relevant the term will be.

Boosting allows you to control the relevance of a document by boosting its term. For example, if you are searching for

another book

and you want the term ""another"" to be more relevant boost it using the ^ symbol along with the boost factor next to the term. You would type:

another^4 book

This will make documents with the term another appear more relevant. You can also boost Phrase Terms as in the example:

""another book""^4 ""Some Book""

By default, the boost factor is 1. Although the boost factor must be positive, it can be less than 1 (e.g. 0.2)

Proximity Searches

We support finding words are a within a specific distance away. To do a proximity search use the tilde, ""~"", symbol at the end of a Phrase. For example to search for a ""book"" and ""another"" within 10 words of each other in a document use the search:

""another book""~10
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ISBN/EAN: 9781909252523
Publisher: Lapwing Publications
Pub. Date: August 30 2013
Author: MURRAY
Format: Paperback
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Knowing the Score: My Family and Our Tennis Story

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ISBN/EAN: 9781784741808
What happens when you find you have exceptional children? Do you panic? Put your head in the sand? Or risk everything and jump in head first? This memoir charts the challenges the author has faced, from desperate finances and growing pains to hostile press conferences and entrenched sexism.
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Pub. Date: June 15 2017
Author: MURRAY, JUDY
Format: Trade PB
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My Boy Butch

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ISBN/EAN: 9780007362202
Much beloved broadcaster Dame Jenni Murray recounts her great love affair with Butch the Chihuahua.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Pub. Date: April 14 2011
Author: MURRAY, JENNI
Format: Hardback
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MANAGING SUCCESSFUL PROJECTS WITH P

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ISBN/EAN: 9780113310593
Presents a project management method - the principles, processes and techniques that enable individuals and organisations to successfully deliver their projects within time, cost and quality constraints. This handbook explains the principles that underpin PRINCE2. It describes the PRINCE2 processes in their entirety.
Publisher: TSO
Pub. Date: June 8 2009
Author: MURRAY, ANDY
Format: Paperback
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An Evening Of Long Goodbyes

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ISBN/EAN: 9780241955895
Tells the story of Dubliner Charles Hythloday and the heroic squandering of the family inheritance. This title features drinking, greyhound racing, vanishing furniture, more drinking, old movies, assorted Dublin lowlife, eviction and the perils of community theatre.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Pub. Date: April 7 2011
Author: MURRAY, PAUL
Format: Paperback
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Living Our Times

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ISBN/EAN: 9780717137916
Marie Murray's Living Our Times is a beautiful collection of essays which examine our individuality and the imprint which we each leave in time. The accumulation of these imprints forms a particular pattern, the historical thumbprint of life as lived, here and now.
Publisher: Gill
Pub. Date: October 1 2007
Author: MURRAY, MARIE
Format: Hardback
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Diversity & Equality in Early Childhood

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ISBN/EAN: 9780717149940
New childcare text that positions diversity and equality as an integral part of early childhood care and education for students, trainers and practitioners in Ireland.


New childcare text that positions diversity and equality
as an integral part of early childhood care and education
for students, trainers and practitioners in Ireland.
Publisher: Gill
Pub. Date: April 20 2012
Author: MURRAY, COLETTE
Format: Paperback
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Burnout Solution

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ISBN/EAN: 9780717180943
The Burnout Solution offers a step-by-step path through feelings of stress and anxiety towards renewed clarity of mind and an ability to prioritise the important things in life.
Publisher: Gill
Pub. Date: December 7 2018
Author: MURRAY, SIOBHAN
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Visual Elements Jigsaw

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ISBN/EAN: 9780854048434
With 550 pieces and a stunning full-colour design, this jigsaw puzzle beautifully illustrates the periodic table in all its glory.The jigsaw would be an attractive gift for any puzzle-loving friends or relatives, and might even spark an interest in chemistry. Price shown does not include VAT in the EU.
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Pub. Date: July 1 2006
Author: ROBERTSON, MURRAY
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KING LEAR Edco Notes Leaving Cert

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ISBN/EAN: 9780861676200
Publisher: EDCO, THE EDUCATIONAL COM
Author: MURRAY PATRICK
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