Part of your search strategy involves writing down words and phrases that are related to your topic. Think about synonyms - words that are similar or mean about the same. This word game will get you thinking about synonyms!
This video provides a basic explanation of how to use Boolean operators in database searching; produced by a librarian at Shurz Library, IU South Bend.
This tutorial will guide you through the research process starting with choosing a topic, finding background material, searching for books, articles and good websites, how to avoid plagiarism and cite your sources.