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Business and Economics: Subject Guide: Business Source Complete - Adv Search

Library and research resources for the areas of Business, Economics & Accounting

Business Source Complete is your go-to database for business, accounting, and economics articles. Here are few tips to using the Advanced Search feature:

1. Search box - Here is where you can build your search, adding keywords.

2. Select a Field - This drop-down menu gives you the option of limiting your search according to different terms, like author, article title, publication title, subject, and more. You can also search by company name, product name, and NAICS code.

3. Top Menu - There are several great search options at the top menu. Use "Publications" to browse the names of business journals, trade journals, news sources, and more. The "More" icon offers links to other useful tools, including the Datamonitor Company Profile Search:

4. Limit Your Search - This menu below the search boxes gives you LOTS of options for limiting your search. One of the most handy is the Full Text check box, which will search only for full text articles.