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Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE): Finding articles

This subject guide will assist you in finding information covering various aspects of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE)

Summon - The Unisa Library Discovery Tool

The Unisa Library contains a wealth of resources that can be used to find information to support research. The resources include, books, articles, theses and dissertations, reference works and e-newspapers.

The library subscribes to a discovery tool called Summon.  It enables you to improve your discovery of academic resources by allowing you to search all our resources using one friendly interface.

Video on using Summon

Pre-determined keyword searches

 The following are links to pre-determined keyword searches and these are self-updating.  After clicking on each link, a list of articles will come up containing keywords covering the theme.  Not all the articles may be relevant.  Select those articles which you think are applicable to your approach to the topic.   Select the pdf option for downloading or email the pdf article to yourself  the email function.  When emailing, please ensure that the box next to “pdf as a separate attachment” is √

These links are from the EBSCO databases.  Use similar keyword combinations to search the other databases listed in the box below.

Subject databases relevant to Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment

 Full text articles and references to articles on particular topics may be found using the subject databases.  Possible keywords and keyword combinations may be:

  • Broad-based black economic empowerment
  • Black economic empowerment
  • BEE AND South Africa*
  • Fronting
  • BEE Legislation
  • BEE Codes
  • Fronting
  • Tender* AND Black economic empowerment 

Google scholar

Google Scholar is useful for a quick overview of what has been written on a topic.  For best results use the advanced search option and use keyword combinations or phrases.   

Google Scholar Search

Google Scholar is best used in conjunction with the Unisa Library's e-Publication Finder

Locate articles which are not freely available by entering the title of the journal in the e- publication  finder.