The EBSCO Business Source Complete database provides full text articles and abstracts from many scholarly business journals. The database contains information in nearly every area of business including management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and more. The database also includes other sources of full text information such as country economic reports of the EIU, Global Insight, ICON Group and CountryWatch and detailed company profiles for the world’s 10,000 largest companies. (Please make sure your browser accepts cookies)
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Tips & tricks
In the EBSCO database Business Source Complete you can view and search cited references. Many articles have a ‘Cited References’ link and a ‘Times Cited’ link. These links enable you to find the articles that were cited by an article or to find articles that cited a specific article. Make sure you’ve only selected the database Business Source Complete. Deselect all other databases in the screen 'Choose Databases'.
Helpsheet cited references
Finding scholarly journals
You can limit your search to scholarly journals by activating the Checkbox 'Scholarly (peer reviewed) journals below 'Limit your results'. See the screenshot below.
Finding case studies
To find case studies select 'Case study' as Document type below 'Limit your results'. See the screenshot below.
Search and journal alerts
In EBSCO you can set up your personal Search and Journal Alerts. This feature can be set up to provide automatic notification to your email address whenever new information will become available
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- Creating search alerts: Flash video (runtime 2 min) | PowerPoint presentation
SmartText Searching allows you to search simply by using natural language. You can copy and paste chunks of text (up to 5000 characters including spaces) to search for results. SmartText Searching leverages a technology that summarizes text entered to the most relevant search terms. When you click the SmartText Searching radio button, the Find field grows to indicate that you can enter as much text as you want. See the screenshot below.
Apps to find journal articles on your smartphone or tablet