Answered By: Susan Steele
Last Updated: Jul 12, 2018     Views: 131

Use the Boolean or logical operator "OR" to broaden results by retrieving at least one of your terms.

  • child OR children
  • hurricanes OR tropical storms

Select OR from a drop-down menu, or type it into a text entry search box, as shown below:

Shows sample searches for hurricanes or tropical storms

"OR" can be used in most research databases, OneSearch, and the Library Catalog.