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Business & Management Research Guide: Research Tips

A guide to business and management resources at Yale Library.

Article Searching Tips

What are Boolean operators?  How do they work?

Boolean operators and modifiers allow you to narrow-down or broaden your search.  Here are four that are most commonly used:

Are you interested in getting email alerts or setting up an RSS feed about topics that interest you?  

Most of the article aggregator databases you have access to through Yale University Library offer options to set up alerts:


Not sure what keywords to use for your searches?

Try using a database's thesaurus feature.  You can find the preferred controlled terms for a topic, and see a definition of the term along with broader and narrower terms.  You can use the checkboxes to add terms to a search.

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