Q. What are boolean operators?


Boolean operators connect the keywords in a search engine or a Online Resources database to change the relationships between the words you are using.

AND - Narrows your search to include records containing both of the words. ex: college AND admissions

OR - Broadens your search to include records with either one word or the other. ex: college OR university

NOT - Narrows your search to exclude records that contain a certain word. ex: NOT tuition

() - Group words or phrases together ex: (college OR university) AND admissions

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  • Last Updated Jan 30, 2018
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