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Yes, search terms or keywords can consist of individual words or phrases.

If searching for information containing a particular phrase it is best to enclose the phrase in inverted commas e.g. ╩║best practice╩║. This tells the search engine (e.g. Library Search, Google) to find resources which contain the exact phrase.

Phrase searching is a search strategy which can help to increase the chances of finding relevant information.

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