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Searching With Boolean Operators


Boolean Search - A search using Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT).


Three operators are used in this type of search: AND, OR, and NOT. These words can be used to make a smaller or bigger search. It is a good habit to type these words in UPPERCASE letters.

Boolean Searching with AND


Boolean Searching with OR


Boolean Searching with NOT


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