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ABI INFORM: How to Search It

A guide to searching, viewing, printing and saving content provided by Proquest's ABI INFORM database, one of the library's premier business resources.

Showing and selecting results

  • The brief result List automatically appears after the search is completed.  To get all the information on a particular item, click on the title.  You can return to the results list by clicking on the “Back to Results” link near the top of the page.
  • The full text of the article is available on ABI/Inform if there is a link to full text, text and graphics, or page image (pdf).  To open pdf documents, you will need to have the Adobe Acrobat software installed on your computer.
  • ABI/Inform automatically generates a list of topics similar to the ones already searched. Use the links in the  Related searches box located at the top of a results page to refine the results list.
  • Use the checkbox to select items. Selected references can be saved to your Refworks account.

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