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Strategy (MGMT102 Prof Kim Chang Hyun): Google

Searching Google Efficiently and Effectively

The chances of using Google as your first point for research will be high.

When searching Google, try phrase, field, and filetype searching.

Practice these examples below and note down the number of results for each search string.

strategic management

"strategic management"

"strategic management" site:edu

"strategic management" site:gov

"strategic management" -site:.com

inurl:"strategic management"

"strategic management" filetype:pdf

"strategic management" filetype:ppt

 

For a comparison of search features in different search engines, explore: http://www.rba.co.uk/search/compare.pdf 

Searching Google Scholar

If you use Google Scholar to search for articles, you can turn on Find it @ SMU Library to help you get to the full text you have access to subscribed by the Library.

See the instructions.

The use of electronic resources must comply with the Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources Policy and Singapore Management University Acceptable Use Policy