Introduction to Cross Categorical Special Education (62-382): Searching

Boolean search basics

Combine words or phrases to build a search.

  • Enclose phrases of 2+ words in quotation marks - "response to intervention"
  • Use AND to connect topics - "response to intervention" AND "parent participation"
    • AND means more focused (less) results
  • Use OR to group synonyms or related terms and enclose in parentheses - ("response to intervention" OR RTI) AND ("parent participation" OR "home & school")
    • OR equals broader (more) results

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