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Turkey Database: Sample Searches

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Sample Searches

Basic Search

You want to find information about health spa tourism in Turkey, but you'd rather start with a general search and then refine:

  1. Go to Basic Search
  2. Enter the key words "termal  turizm". Remember to use "" to find the exact phrase
  3. In the search results, look up the subject. You will see medical tourism as a subject and you can apply a filter to retrieve the results.

You are interested in finding information about latest economic developments in Turkey

  1. Go to Basic Search
  2. Enter the key words economic developments
  3. In the search results page, you can use the publication date filter to find the lastest results.

Advanced Search

You want to find articles about effects of terrorism on economy at the east part of Turkey.

  1. Go to advanced search
  2. In the first row write terrorism and select FT (document text) as your search field
  3. In the next row select the operator "and" and then write economy and select FT(document text) as your search field
  4. In the next row select the operator and and write Turkey and select LOC (location)
  5. Your search should look like: ft(terrorism) AND ft(economy) AND loc(turkey).
  6. In the results page, you can filter by document type and can select articles, you will see articles.


You would like to browse all the publications about political science in Turkish:

  1. Go to Publications Search
  2. In the "Narrow publications list" menu select "Turkish" in the language filter
  3. Then select "political science" in the publication subject menu
  4. You will see publications about political science in Turkish.

You would like to browse volume 29, published in 2016 of the Dusunen Adam

  1. Go to Publications Search
  2. In the search box, write "Dusunen Adam" and select "title begins with"
  3. Click on the journal title
  4. Scroll down to "Browse specific issues" and select 2016. Click on the desired volume to browse it.