Boolean search

Boolean search is a way to string together multiple keywords into a single query. These strings can help modify searches to return more relevant results. 

Boolean command

Use to...

Example

NOT

Exclude a word or words from your search

administrator NOT manager

AND

Ensure multiple terms are returned in your search results

network AND administrator

                                     OR

Broaden your search with multiple terms that can be returned in your search results

network OR administrator

Parenthesis ( )

Combine modifiers to create a more complex search network AND (administrator OR architect)

 

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