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:
- Michelle Mach, “CSU Libraries: Boolean Searching,” Colorado State University, n.d., http://lib.colostate.edu/tutorials/boolean.html.
- Rebecca Miller, “Boolean Searching,” Louisiana State University Library, n.d., http://www.lib.lsu.edu/ref/flash/Boolean.swf.
- Boolean Operators Tutorial, 2010, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffw70AU9pc0&feature=youtube_gdata_player.