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There are a variety of databases to which the TCC libraries subscribe in which you can search for business and economics journal articles.
The full list of Business, Computer and Economics databases can be found here.
To formulate your database search, think about your topic carefully. Ask yourself the following:
What is the most concise word or words I can use to describe my topic?
Are there any other words that mean the same thing?
Do I need to add any words to my search to make my topic more clear to the computer? For example using the search phrase : "soft drink" and marketing indicates to the database software that you want articles on the marketing of soft drinks. Using the search phrase: "soft drink" and industry indicates to the database software that you want articles on the manufacturing and industrial aspects of soft drinks.
Boolean operators are essentially command words to the database. The words "and," "or," and "not" are boolean operators when used in a database search. Since these three words are common enough to turn up in just about every article in a database, the database software sees these words in a search string as specific commands.
When you want the database to search for a specific phrase, enclose the phrase in quotation marks: "soft drink" indicates to the database software that you want to retrieve articles about "soft drink"s, not every article containing the word soft and every article containing the word drink.
These are direct links to business titles in the TCC Library Subscription databases.
The following websites have been approved by your instructor as places you can search for your journal article.
View this video to learn how to search the Business Source Complete database to find business, management and economics articles.
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