Last Updated: Dec 22, 2016 Views: 4
Boolean operators are words used with your keywords or search terms to apply limits to the search results. The most common Boolean operators are AND, OR and NOT.
For example, using AND decreases the number of search results because each time a keyword is added, the focus of the search is narrowed.
Use the link below to see more examples and more detailed information on using Boolean operators to focus your searches.
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