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Finding Survey Instruments and Questionnaires: Keyword Searching Health Business Elite

Keyword Searching Health Business Elite

The default settings for keyword searching in Health Business Elite are the following:

• All Author (fields)

• All Subject (fields)

• All Descriptor (fields)

• All Title Information

• AB Abstracts

Keyword searching Health Business Elite represents one of the broader strategies for finding instrument references in this database.

Since this database contains no specific instruments or measurements fields, the best options for locating instrument references will be variations of the Nested "OR" strategy. 

The most effective instrument search strategies for this database are (in order from narrowest to broadest focus):

• SU Subject Nested "OR" search

• AB Abstract Nested "OR" search

• Keyword Nested "OR" search

• TX All Text Nested "OR" search

 

Search Using Subject Heading Nested "OR" Strategy

To nested "OR" search Health Business Elite for instruments,

1) Enter your topic search terms in the first search box

 

 

2) In the next search box, enter the following search strategy:

Survey* OR Questionnaire* OR Scale* OR Inventor* OR "Interview Schedule*" 

 

 

3) In the adjacent drop down menu (to the strategy you just entered) scroll down and select (click to highlight) SU Subject Terms.

 

 

4) Click the Search button to initiate the search.

 

 

Search Using Abstracts (field) Nested "OR" Strategy

To nested "OR" Abstract-search Health Business Elite for instruments,

1) Enter your topic search terms (variables you hope to measure) in the first search box

 

 

2) In the next search box, enter the following search strategy:

Survey* OR Questionnaire* OR Scale* OR Inventor* OR "Interview Schedule*"

 

 

3) In the adjacent drop down menu (to the strategy you just entered) scroll down and select (click to highlight) AB Abstract.

 

 

4) Click the Search button to initiate the search.

 

 

Search Using All Text (field) Nested "OR" Strategy

To nested "OR" All Text-search Health Business Elite for instruments,

1) Enter your topic search terms (variables you hope to measure) in the first search box

 

 

2) In the next search box, enter the following search strategy:

Survey* OR Questionnaire* OR Scale* OR Inventor* OR "Interview Schedule*"

 

 

3) In the adjacent drop down menu (to the strategy you just entered) scroll down and select (click to highlight) TX All Text.

 

 

4) Click the Search button to initiate the search.