The tabs above, numbered 1-5, give some general tips for searching for information using online search tools.
Examples of search tools are shown below.
Library catalogs (primarily for books, video and audio recordings, and some articles):
Library databases (primarily for articles, streaming video and audio recordings, and e-books):
Google Scholar (primarily for online information about articles, books, and other scholarly resources):
Some tips on finding good search terms:
This You Tube video (From Question to Keyword) might also help
Some ways to use your search terms to focus or expand your search:
To focus your search -
To expand your search -
To focus your search, take advantage of the features of the search tool.
Often, these features are easiest to use (or only available in) the Advanced Search option. (example)
When you find one item, you can use it to find more by following leads and clues:
These general life skills are also applicable to searching: