BOOLEAN SEARCHING. What is Boolean searching? Lets you narrow or broaden your search Use AND, OR, or AND NOT operators to combine search terms Named after.

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BOOLEAN SEARCHING Slide 2 What is Boolean searching? Lets you narrow or broaden your search Use AND, OR, or AND NOT operators to combine search terms Named after mathematician George Boole Slide 3 AND operator The AND operator is a short way of saying that all of the search terms or keywords have to be in the records retrieved in the search. Cats Dogs Slide 4 OR operator The OR operator is a short way of saying that just one of the search terms or keywords have to be in the records retrieved in the search. This expands your search and will give you a larger number of retrieved items. Cats Dogs Slide 5 AND NOT operator The AND NOT operator is a short way of saying that only the first search term or keyword can be in the records retrieved in the search. This narrows or limits your search. Cats Dogs Slide 6 WHEN TO USE IT: You can use Boolean Searching many ways including Internet Searches. You can use it in the Destiny Library Search Catalog when Power Searching. Try one today!

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