Need help with your research? A reference librarian is like a tutor for finding and citing information. Schedule an online or phone appointment to get uninterrupted individual time with a librarian.
Using keywords effectively is an important step in learning how to find sources. Several tips for deciding which keywords to use are:
All of these things will impact how well your keywords will match up with what you are trying to find.
Library databases are great places to find published articles, but the results pages can be confusing, so this video (5:11) will give you some tips to help you find useful results. Consider modifying your search terms if what you’re seeing doesn’t work for you.