If you're not sure where to start, use Academic Search Complete or Web of Science. Otherwise, select a database from the Databases to Get You Started page in the broad category that describes your topic.
Use the Find Books page to find general instructions on how to locate books.
Use the Find Articles page to find general instructions on how to locate articles.
You may need to check several places in order to locate the best information on your topic.
Review this short lesson if you need instructions on how to use databases to find articles.
Ask a Librarian for help if you are frustrated or confused.
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