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FYBLC GEL 101 Library Module

GEL 101 Guide for students enrolled in the First Year Business Learning Cohort (FYBLC)

Scholarly Sources and Search Tips

The following databases are good for locating articles on business topics

Business Source Premier



Emerald Management 


Tips Examples
Use keywords, not long search phrases

Instead of searching for "How will electric vehicles change the way goods are shipped?"

electric vehicles, change, goods, shipping

Use quotation marks (" ") to keep phrases together

Use AND to combine different keywords

"Electric Vehicles" AND Shipping 
Use OR to combine similar/associated keywords EV OR "Electric Vehicles" OR "Electric truck*"
Look for ways to limit your search in the database You can often limit by type of article (scholarly and peer-reviewed), year of publicationsubject