Read assignment outline carefully & know what kinds of resources you need to find.
Step 2: Narrowing Topics
Do some background reading on your topic, so you know what your topic is about. Use textbooks, the internet, or the library search page to find contextual information. You may need to narrow your topic at this point.
Step 3: Creating Keywords
Make a list of keywords that relate to your topic.
Step 4: Building a Search Strategy
Go to the library website, and type in your search terms.
Step 5: Library Databases
Make sure you know how to limit your results, so that you see which articles will be the most useful for your topic.