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Wasting Time on Google?  Learn Effective Article Searching Wasting Time on Google? Learn Effective Article Searching Presentation Transcript

  • Anne Esler Richard FelverKaren Sluzenski
  •  Business Source Complete (EBSCOhost) ABI/Inform Global (ProQuest) Entrepreneurhip (ProQuest) Factiva Lexis-Nexis Academic UNIVerse Econlit Web of Science Google Scholar
  • When you have a About a topic of interest:citation:Butman J. Lessons from the Doing business in China Egg Master. Harvard or Business Review . May Strategic Marketing 2005;83(5):26-26. Library Catalog  What type of articles are ◦ Search for title of the you looking for? publication/source/journal ◦ Newspaper in which the article ◦ Trade Publications appeared ◦ Academic/Scholarly OR Find an Article/Citation  Select the appropriate Finder database to search
  • Web of Science Econlit ABI/Inform Global EntrepreneurshipBusiness Source Complete Factiva Lexis-Nexis
  • Are joint ventures worthwhile in the computer industry? Concept A Concept B Concept CJoint venture/s Profits computer OR OR ORPartnerships/ing benefits software OR AND OR AND ORstrategic alliance economics OR OR ORCollaboration/ate(joint venture* OR partner* OR strategic alliance* OR collaborat*) AND(profit* OR benefit* OR economic*) AND (comput* OR software)
  •  Contents/Coverage  1886 to date; 3,500+ trade, scholarly, news, magazines  Industry profiles  Market research  SWOT analysis  Product research Search Tips ◦ Connectors:  AND (vermont AND new hampshire)  OR (moon OR lunar)  NOT (computer NOT (apple OR macintosh))  N# (market N3 share) (finds terms in any order)  W# (mortgage W3 default) (finds terms in exact order) ◦ Wildcard/Truncation:  * (econom* = economy, economic, economics, economist, etc)  ? (globali?ation = globalization, globalisation)
  •  Contents/Coverage  1923 to date; 3,535+ business publications worldwide  Scholarly journals  Trade publications & magazines  Working papers  Dissertations  Business cases (Darden, Ivey, Thunderbird) Search Tips ◦ Connectors:  AND (vermont AND new hampshire)  OR (moon OR lunar)  AND NOT (computer AND NOT (apple OR macintosh))  W/# (market W/3 share) (finds terms in any order)  W/PARA (mortgage W/PARA default) ◦ Wildcard/Truncation:  * (econom* = economy, economic, economics, economist, etc)  ? (globali?ation = globalization, globalisation)
  •  Contents/Coverage  1987 (approx.) to date; 550+ journals  Scholarly journals  Video clips (11,000+)  Business cases  Market research  Start-up plans, templates, forms  Dissertations Search Tips ◦ Connectors:  AND (vermont AND new hampshire)  OR (moon OR lunar)  AND NOT (computer AND NOT (apple OR macintosh))  W/# (market W/3 share) (finds terms in any order)  W/PARA (mortgage W/PARA default) ◦ Wildcard/Truncation:  * (econom* = economy, economic, economics, economist, etc)  ? (globali?ation = globalization, globalisation)
  •  Contents/Coverage  1970 (approx.) to date; 28,500+ sources from 200 countries in 25 languages  Newspapers, newswires  Trade and business magazines  TV and radio broadcast transcripts Search Tips ◦ Connectors:  AND (vermont AND new hampshire)  OR (moon OR lunar)  NOT (computer NOT (apple OR macintosh))  W/# (market W/3 share) (finds terms in exact order)  ADJ# (market ADJ5 share) (finds terms in exact order)  NEAR# (mortgage NEAR3 default) (finds terms in any order)  /N#/ (mortgage/N10/default) (finds terms in any order)  SAME (wireless SAME telecommunications) (words in same paragraph) ◦ Wildcard/Truncation:  * (econom* = economy, economic, economics, economist, etc)  ? (globali?ation = globalization, globalisation) ◦ Miscellaneous  WC># (federal reserve bank and WC>5000) (word count of article > 5000)  atleast# (atleast10 berkshire hathaway) (At least 10 mentions of berkshire hathaway)
  •  Contents/Coverage  1970 to date (news); 10,000+ news, legal, & business sources  Newspapers, newswires  Trade journals, magazines  TV and radio broadcast transcripts  Some non-English language publications  Legal: law reviews, court cases (back to 1789) Search Tips ◦ Connectors:  AND (vermont AND new hampshire)  OR (moon OR lunar)  AND NOT (computer AND NOT (apple OR macintosh))  W/# (market W/3 share) (finds terms in any order)  PRE/# (share PRE/2 market) (finds terms in exact order)  W/p (planning W/p strateg*) (within same paragraph)  W/s (brand* W/s strategy) (within same sentence) ◦ Wildcard/Truncation:  * (econom* = economy, economic, economics, economist, etc)  ? (globali?ation = globalization, globalisation) ◦ Miscellaneous  atleast# (atleast10 berkshire hathaway) (At least 10 mentions of berkshire hathaway)
  •  Contents/Coverage  1969 to date; 1,000+ journals  Scholarly journal articles, books, dissertations  Economic theory and application Search Tips ◦ Connectors:  AND (vermont AND new hampshire)  OR (moon OR lunar)  NOT (computer NOT (apple OR macintosh))  Within # (market Within 3 share) (finds terms in any order)  NEAR (mortgage NEAR default) (finds terms within 10 words any order)  BEFORE (social BEFORE security)  AFTER (initiative AFTER strategic) ◦ Wildcard/Truncation:  * (econom* = economy, economic, economics, economist, etc)  * (behavi*r = behaviour or behavior) (multi-character wildcard)  ? (globali?ation = globalization, globalisation) (single-character wildcard)
  •  Contents/Coverage  Academic/scholarly publications  Science Citation Index (1900 to date; 7,100+ journals) ▶ Social Sciences Citation Index (1956 to date; 5,900+ journals)  Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975 to date; 7,395+ journals) Search Tips ◦ Connectors:  AND (vermont AND new hampshire)  OR (moon OR lunar)  NOT (computer NOT (apple OR macintosh))  SAME (initiative SAME strategic) (terms appear in the same sentence) ◦ Wildcard/Truncation:  * (econom* = economy, economic, economics, economist, etc)  ? (globali?ation = globalization, globalisation) (single-character wildcard)  $ (behavi$r = behaviour or behavior) (multi-character wildcard) Cited Reference Search  Find papers that cite another paper  Find how many times an author has been cited
  •  Contents/Coverage  ?????  “…broadly search for scholarly literature…across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.” Search Tips ◦ Use Advanced Scholar Search ◦ Set Scholar Preferences  Library Links = dartmouth ◦ Search Basics  ““ “new hampshire” (phrase search = words next to eachother)  OR [moon OR lunar] (operator must be ALL CAPS)  - computer [-apple OR –macintosh] (exclude words)  + share +of +the market (include words, etc. normally ignored)  author: author:”matthew j slaughter” OR author:”mj slaughter”  intitle: intitle:global (search term must be in title of document)
  •  Use Advanced Search Useful Tips: ◦ Filetype:  filetype:xls (only .XLS files in results)  filetype:pdf  filetye:doc ◦ Site:  site:edu (only search .edu websites)  site:org (only search .org websites)  site:jdpower.com (only search JD Power’s website)
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