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B4C: Business for Change: Business Source Complete

Finding Useful Articles Business Source Complete

To find useful articles, perform the following steps in Business Source Complete.

  1. Click on the Advanced Search link located beneath the basic search box, and use the builder to create a search.



  2. If necessary, choose a document type:


  3. Now click the Search button.

Interpreting your results:

On the results page you can:

  • Further refine your searches as needed using the limiters found in the left column. You can limit to source type, subject, full text availability, illustrated works, and featured story.

  • To preview an article, you can mouse-over the  icon. A small window will appear You'll see the article's abstract, subject headings and citation information.

  • Click on the icon to access full-text of the article.
    Tip: If you have a choice to use a PDF or an html version of an article choose the PDF for accurate page numbers!

  • If a full-text version of your article is not available, click on the  icon to search for your article in other linked databases.
  • If there is no online access, don't forget to double-check Periodicals by Title to see if the Library has a print subscription.
    If the library does not have access to an article in any form, copy the citation information into the online Interlibrary Loan form.
  • If you make an EBSCO account, you can make folders and organize your research. Place articles in folders by clicking the icon and following the prompts!