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Introduction to the Built Environment 16468: Searching tips

In this guide:

Journal articles and magazines:

Business Source Complete provides reports and articles from both scholarly and trade/industry publications. Click on Electronic resource and login using your webmail details then start searching!

Type in words like:

global property market

global  and real estate and market

global construction market

global and construction and market

* see what difference adding an AND in between the words makes *

Google Searching 

Domain searching

site:gov searches for pages from American government websites. So you might do a search like this to find government reports about the construction industry in America in 2012:

site:gov report construction industry 2012


site:gov.au searches for Australian government websites

so site:gov.au report property market 2012

Phrase searching

"construction industry" searches for the exact phrase; "real estate" searches for the exact phrase