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COMS 443: Rhetoric of Business

Welcome and Introduction

The following Library and internet resources are geared toward CSUN students studying the rhetoric of business and related issues.

Using Keywords and Boolean Operators

Keywords can be combined with other keywords using the AND operator to narrow your topic.

  • workplace diversity AND rhetoric
  • workplace diversity AND legislation

Keywords can be combined with synonyms using OR to broaden your search. 

  • workplace diversity OR workplace inclusion
  • legislation OR laws
  • rhetoric OR oratory OR discourse

Quotation marks can be used to search phrases.

  • "workplace diversity"
  • "employment discrimination"

Putting these terms in quotes means that the words will be searched as a phrase rather than each word searched separately.

Terms in quotes can be combined with Boolean operators.

  • rhetoric AND "workplace diversity"

Search Strategies

Check out this video to learn how to manipulate your search to get the resources you need.

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