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Faculty of Business & Economic Sciences

LibGuide for Business Management and Economics

Overview of search techniques

You can use search techniques with keywords to make the search for information

  • more focused
  • with more relevant search results.

You can use more than one search technique at a time.

Basic search techniques include:

Boolean Searching

(including or avoiding specific terms)

Truncation

(using part of a keyword)

Phrase Searching

(using exact strings of words)

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