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Boolean Operators

What are Boolean Operators?
 
Boolean Operators connect your search words and treat them differently than a search phrase to either broaden or limit your search.
 
Here are some activities to help your students better understand how to use Boolean Operators in their searching:
  1. Michelle Mach, “CSU Libraries: Boolean Searching,” Colorado State University, n.d., http://lib.colostate.edu/tutorials/boolean.html
  2. Rebecca Miller, “Boolean Searching,” Louisiana State University Library, n.d., http://www.lib.lsu.edu/ref/flash/Boolean.swf.
  3. Boolean Operators Tutorial, 2010, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffw70AU9pc0&feature=youtube_gdata_player.