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Character What it does Example
? replaces one character organi?ational = organizational and organisational
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  • Academic Search Elite
  • ACM Digital Library
  • Art Source
  • Boom Uitgeverij Den Haag (ebooks)
  • Business Source Elite
  • Catalogus Avans Hogeschool
  • Cochrane Library
  • eBook Collection (EBSCO)
  • Education Research Complete
  • Emerald
  • ERIC
  • Ethical Corporation
  • GreenFILE
  • HBO Kennisbank
  • JOSPT (Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy)
  • Journal Of Chemical Education
  • Journal of Social Intervention
  • LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts)
  • Oxford Journals Social Sciences
  • Paris Uitgeverij
  • PubMed
  • Sage Journals Online
  • Sage Research Methods
  • ScienceDirect
  • Security Journal
  • SpringerLink
  • SpringerMaterials
  • SpringerProtocols
  • Teacher Reference Center
  • Van Duuren Media
  • Wiley Online Library
Last updated on 1 November 2021.