I am a global studies student on Global Learning Term in the Philippines right now. I am wondering if I can skype with a librarian to help me
The topic of my study is sustainable micro, small, and medium enterprises (mSMEs) that are started through livelihood skills training. My tentative research question is: What are the characteristics of sustainable small and micro enterprises started through livelihood training programs in Barangay ____, Manila, Philippines?
I used Proquest Databases to search for you. First off, I came up with some keywords using your research question - this is what I came up with
(((micro OR small OR medium) enterprises) OR MSMEs)
AND (livelihood skills (train* OR educat* OR instruct* OR teach*))
AND (philippine or manila or Barangay)
AND (sustainab* or viab* or continu* or feasib*)
The astrickes is a truncation symbol so it searches for multiple forms of the word with different endings.
Then I limited to the last 10 years (2006-2016) and peer-reviewed. Finally under the Classification category in the left hand menu I selected "Asia & the Pacific".
Here is the link to the search: http://0-search.proquest.com.patris.apu.edu/search/1110185?accountid=8459
You might try this search in the Academic Search Premier as well.