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Business & Industry Sample Searches

Business & Industry is a multi-industry business database with a strong global focus on company, product and industry information.

Search 1:

A user of Business & Industry wanted to find some articles describing the trends of Hewlett Packard's computer business in the U.S. from 2003 to the present.

Solution:

  1. Logged into RDS and selected Business & Industry.
  2. Entered "01/01/2003" in the "dated from" entry box and left the "to" entry box blank.
  3. Entered "Hewlett Packard" for "Company:" .
  4. Selected "Trends" in "Concept Term:" and selected "And".
  5. Selected "Computer" for "Industry:" and selected "And".
  6. Selected "United States" for "Geo Region" and selected "And".
  7. Clicked on the "Search" button and retrieved more than 20 articles.

Search 2:

What is the campaign slogan for Honda?

Solution:

  1. Logged into RDS and selected Business & Industry.
  2. Entered "Honda" for "Company:" and selected "And".
  3. Entered "Campaign slogan" for "Marketing Term:" and selected "And".
  4. Selected "Automotive" for "Industry:" and selected "And".
  5. Clicked on the "Search" button and retrieved more than 25 articles.
  6. Selected the first record and found the campaign slogan to be "The power of dreams".

Search 3:

How can one find the latest articles on the Israeli telecommunications company iTouch?

Solution:

  1. Log into RDS and select Business & Industry.
  2. Enter "iTouch*" for "Company:".
  3. Click on the "Search" button to retrieve more than 40 articles.

Search 4:

A customer using Business & Industry wanted to read articles published from April 2003 to the present about Halliburton (one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the oil and gas industries) and Dick Cheney (former CEO of Halliburton and current vice-president of the United States).

Solution:

  1. Logged into RDS and selected Business & Industry.
  2. Entered "Cheney" in the "Words and Phrases:" entry box.
  3. Entered "04/01/2003" in the "dated from" entry box and left the "to" entry box blank.
  4. Entered "Halliburton" in the "Company:" entry box.
  5. Clicked on the "Search" button and retrieved more than 40 articles.

Search 5:

A librarian helping an engineering student using Business & Industry wanted to know how to retrieve articles on trends in the aerospace industry in relation with special focus on Lockheed Martin.

Solution:

  1. Logged into RDS and selected Business & Industry.
  2. Entered "Lockheed Martin" in the "Company:" entry box.
  3. Selected "Trends" in "Concept Term:" and selected "And".
  4. Selected "Aerospace & defense" in "Industry:" and selected "And".
  5. Selected "Any" in "Document Type:" and selected "And".
  6. Clicked on the "Search" button and retrieved more than 30 articles and abstracts.
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