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Hospitality and Tourism
Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications on the
economic and cultural aspects of tourism and travel, including both the
historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism
industries. NOTE: Full-text travel guides from Fodor's are also available in
Business Insights: Essentials
Presents full text profiles, including histories, chronologies, civil claims, financial data and rankings, of US and international firms; articles from business journals, newsletters, and the business sections in newspapers; selected investment reports from Investext; industry overviews; and industry trade associations. Formerly called Business and Company Resource Center.
Business Source Premier
Business Source Premier supplies access to thousands of regional, national, and international scholarly business journals, business periodicals, and industry publications, on topics such as management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and much more. There is full text coverage for a high percentage of the titles. Includes embedded full page images for many of the full text journals. Also has country economic reports from the Economist Intelligence Unit, WEFA, CountryWatch and the Icon Group.
Provides full-text access to journals in management, human resources, information management, library and information services, marketing, operations management, production management, and training and education. Also includes engineering journals. Check the Journal List for specific journal titles availability.
IBISWorld Industry Market Research
IBIS World Industry Research Reports provides current reports on U.S. industries. Each report consists of 30 to 40 pages of key statistics and analysis on market characteristics, operating conditions, current and forecast performance, major industry participants and more. The Library subscribes only to this section of IBISWorld.
Includes full text articles from U.S. and international newspaper resources; legal information, including federal and state cases, laws, and regulations; landmark cases; patent searching; law review articles, and international cases and laws; company information, including market and industry information; and biographical articles. Online tutorials for this new name and interface for Nexis Uni are available to help you search. Previously named LexisNexis Academic. Online tutorials to help you search.Note: Some users have reported that their Advanced Options drop down looks distorted, i.e., stretched out to the right and beyond the boundary of the Advanced Options box. This problem will be addressed if you clear your browser cache and close and re-open your browser.
Your Search: Finding RELEVANT Articles
First, organize your research topic into concepts. Concepts are typically nouns or noun phrases.
- For example, if you are researching how customers choose leisure hotels and flights when they plan destination vacations, your concepts would be
- leisure hotels
- destination vacations
Using a databases's Advanced Search, enter each concept and its synonyms into a separate search line.
- "leisure hotels"
- flight* OR air travel
- (destination OR overseas OR international) AND vacations
Use quotation marks around phrases, these are typically noun phrases that you would find a definition of in a dictionary.
- "destination vacations"
- "affordable airfare"
Use * for truncation.
- flight* will find flight, flights, flightplan, flightpath
Limit to peer-reviewed articles if necessary.
Limit by date if necessary.
Too many or too few results?
- Use the thesaurus or Subject Index to find related, broader, narrower, and similar terms OR specific terms that the databases uses to describe a topic.
- Too many results? Use a narrower term.
- Too few results? Use a broader term.
Find an article that looks interesting?
- Click on the article's title.
- Look at the subjects given to an article to find related terms and run additional searches using these terms.
- Click on the references, cited by, or see similar documents links to find related articles.