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ENGL 115: Argumentation (Billings)

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Sample Searches

NOTE: The global economy is a very broad topic. When you start searching, pay attention to the subject terms listed under each title for ideas on how to focus your search.

Sample Search 1: Global Economy
Database: Business Source Complete

line 1: "international relations" or "government policy" (SU Subject Terms)
line 2: "economic development" (subject)
line 3: "developing countries" (subject)

This search retrieved 170 peer reviewed articles.

Sample Search 2: Global Economy

Databases: Business Source Complete, Political Science Complete

line 1: "international competition" or "international trade" (SU Subject Terms)
line 2: "national security" or tiktok (Select a Field)

This search retrieved 256 peer reviewed articles.

Sample Search 3: Immigration Reform

Potential subject terms:

  • border crossing
  • border security
  • citizenship
  • deferred action for childhood arrivals
  • deportation
  • emigration & immigration
  • employment of undocumented immigrants
  • government policy
  • immigrants' rights
  • immigration enforcement
  • immigration law
  • immigration policy
  • immigration reform
  • immigration status
  • right of asylum
  • unaccompanied immigrant children
  • undocumented immigrants
  • visas
  • visas -- government policy