Boolean operators form the basis of mathematical sets and database logic.
Why use Boolean operators?
Databases return results from the commands you enter. Be aware of the order in which words are connected when using Boolean operators:
Ex: people AND (success OR successful)
(success OR successful) AND (people)
Use AND in a search to:
NOTE: In many, but not all, databases, the AND is implied.
Ex: "successful people" AND "high achievers". The results will display the words as they appear together.
Use OR in a search to:
Use NOT in a search to: