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Re: New Format needs Google Scholar option on Results Page

mmatessa Feb 16, 2012 2:59 PM
Posted in group: Google Search and Assistant Help Forum
It's similar to losing the ability to specify exact matches. First fuzzy matches were optional with a tilde, then they were the default and exact matches had to be made with a plus sign. Now we've lost the plus sign. Google no longer values people who want precise, scientific searches.