The link below gives you visual representation of what happens when you combine your search keywords with the Boolean operators AND, OR, NOT in databases and website search engines.
Knowledge of AND, OR, NOT may help you troubleshoot challenging searches, Even Google uses a version of Boolean (it runs in the background, but you can see it if you use Google Advanced).
To unleash the full power of Google Scholar, login with your FSU barcode ID# first :Then you can search all the library databases using the familiar Google interface! Links to full-text accessible articles pop up in the right margin.
This YouTube video from the University of Auckland, New Zealand demonstrates how to combine search keywords using the Boolean AND, OR, and NOT. It also shows you how to apply Boolean searching in a variety of database and catalog search screens.
Resources to help you use the American Psychological Association (APA) citation and format style.