When doing research for a paper, you will get your best results by using good search techniques. We are all used to using Google to find things easily, but Google is not the best tool for the first steps of college-level research. It's much more efficient and productive to use library databases, and to learn a few good skills so that when you do use Google, you can use it effectively.
First, you'll want to choose the right database for the job you want to do. Check out this video on choosing databases:
Learn to use keywords to search well:
Once you know how to use keywords effectively, you can combine them to get more focused results:
As you search, think about:
The library has many videos on research skills and using particular databases. See more videos about research skills here!