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Business Plan Development: Articles in Library Databases

A research guide for BUSN 58: Small Business Management's building a business plan project.

Business Databases at LPC Library

Research Tip: Library Databases

Research Tip:  Locating articles in library databases.

Searching for articles-

-Use quotation marks around key phrases for your business (example: “food truck”)

-Connect key terms/phrases using Boolean operators (AND, OR) to narrow or broaden your search.

AND = narrow search (example: “food truck” AND business)

OR= broaden search (example: “food truck” OR “mobile catering”)

Collecting articles-

Always email the articles to yourself.  This will ensure you have the full article to refer back to and it will also provide you will the citing information for the article.