Step 1: Start your search for scholarly articles in an article database such as Business Source Complete or PsycINFO.
Step 2: Search for one or more of the terms from your topic such as layoffs. Separate the terms using AND (to find articles with all terms) or OR (to find articles with either term).
Step 3: Check the box for Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals on the left under Refine your results and click the Update button.
Step 4: On the left under Subject, browse and check boxes for terms related to your topic and Update. Some related terms here are personnel termination and downsizing.
Step 5: Click the title of the article to skim the abstract and save/email/print articles you find helpful.
Then search again using new subject terms or keywords you've found.
Set up your Ebsco account to save articles in folders across all Ebsco databases (e.g. Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete).
Set up your ProQuest account to save articles in folders across all ProQuest databases (e.g. Research Library Complete, ProQuest Psychology Journals).