1. Identify your keywords, search terms, and/or related terms
2. Narrow down your search, using broad keywords such as “entrepreneurship”, “supply chain management”, “corporate strategy”, or “public relations” will yield thousands of sources.
Eg. to find sources on “green supply chain management” practices, you may use the following search string*:
*Please consult your Information Specialist for more on how to construct an effective search strategy and make use of Boolean Operators.
Always use quotation marks when using subject terms/phrases, e.g. “Audit committee”
Follow step 1 to 3 in the above example.
4. You can further refine your results using the filter options on the left side column on the screen, the results can be filtered by:
5. Then on the right side, click on the title of the book you wish to use or click on the “Access Online” button.
6. The system will prompt you to enter your UP Portal username and password.
7. It will take you to the publisher’s screen to view different options of the book e.g. ProQuest eBook Central or EbscoHost etc.
Please note that not all the eBooks are downloadable: Some e-books can only be read online and others allows you to download up to 10% of the eBook.
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