You may need to try multiple approaches to find articles for your assessment tasks.
We usually recommend searching a database/s as the most efficient way to find articles about a particular topic - see recommended search tools
If you identify a particular journal is publishing articles which are highly relevant to your research topic, it can be valuable to search within the contents of the journal - See journals to browse and search
Sample Search Statements
Here are some search statement examples which have been grouped into topics.
Use these examples to help you understand the process of developing search terms and creating search statements using Boolean logic (AND, OR & NOT).
Networking and presenting ideas in the workplace
networking AND (“professional development” OR training)
(ideas OR proposal) AND ( presentation OR communication skills OR professional development)
(workplace networking OR peer networking) AND (development OR training)
Assertive communication and seeking clarification
(questioning techniques OR listening skills) AND problem solving AND workplace
(negotiation OR questioning techniques) AND communication AND workplace
Assertive* AND (training OR professional development)
Conflict avoidance and managing confrontation
conflict AND avoid*AND (colleagues OR workplace)
("interpersonal conflict" OR conflict avoidance) AND management AND (colleaguesORworkplace)
(“conflict resolution” OR reconciliation) AND communication skills AND workplace
You may add roles or occupations to these terms to focus on a specific industry or profession, for example:
(“conflict resolution” OR reconciliation) AND communication skills AND medical practitioner