Index of periodical articles related to film and television. (VIVA)
Select the most important 2-3 ideas related to your topic. Put the word ANDbetween each new word or idea; this tells the database to look for resources with ALLyour terms.
film AND history
Use ORbetween synonyms, similar ideas, or alternate spellings; this tells the database to look for either of the terms when searching.
film OR cinema
Use quotation marks ( " " ) around phrases (two or more words).
"French new wave" AND legacy
Use the asterisk (*) to truncate a word; this tells the database to look for all words that have the same base. In the example below, search results would include articles with influence, influenced, or influential (and influenza :) ).