Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Searching in Business Source Ultimate + Proquest Level 2 | for AUAS lecturers and researchers

Level 2

Workshop

In this two-part workshop, you will learn how to perform targeted and effective searches in Business Source Ultimate and Proquest Business Collection: two databases with a wealth of information. In addition to a large number of (scientific) journals, these databases also contain company information, country information, industry profiles, market analyses, financial information and business trends.

Target audience

AUAS lecturers and researchers.

About this workshop

In this two-part workshop, you will learn how to perform targeted and effective searches in Business Source Ultimate and Proquest Business Collection: two databases with a wealth of information. In addition to a large number of (scientific) journals, these databases also contain company information, country information, industry profiles, market analyses, financial information and business trends.

Prerequisites

In the previous workshop (Level 1), you learned what information can be found in these databases and practised some basic techniques to search for information effectively.

After successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Perform effective searches in these sources using thesauri;
  • Use folders to store documents;
  • Set alerts for subject areas that are relevant to you.

During this workshop, participants will be given a demonstration and then actively search for market data on their own.

Number of participants

Minimum of 4 participants, maximum of 20.

Costs

The workshops are free of charge.

Location

Online training via MS Teams.

Published by  HvA Library 31 March 2021

Date

Start date 08 Jun

Time

10:00 - 11:00