Boolean Operators Cheat Sheet
Learn how to use boolean operators to improve your search results.
What are Boolean Operators?
They connect your keywords and to help define the relationship between your search terms. Use boolean operators to get the best results in your search.
Example (Displayed in two separate circles): Cheese: 9401 results Nutrition: 151,081 results
Cheese AND Nutrition: Narrows search results to contain both words
The Venn Diagram shows the overlap of Cheese AND Nutrition: Results 314
Cheese OR Nutrition: Broadens your search to contain either word
The Venn Diagram shows the overlap of Cheese OR Nutrition: Results 160, 168
Cheese NOT Nutrition: Narrows your search by eliminating the specific word
The Venn Diagram shows Nutrition overlapping Cheese: Results 9087
Give Boolean Operators a Try
Try your own search using boolean operators to connect your keywords.
(Displayed in a table)
Choose 1 AND/OR/NOT: AND
Choose 1 AND/OR/NOT: NOT
Number of Results: 289