Construct your research question.
Choose 3 main concepts from your question.
Identify synonyms and alternative words or phrases for the 3 main concepts.
Search subject specific databases & string together the words and/or phrases you've identified.
Full Text: A full-text database is a compilation of documents in which the complete text of each referenced document is available for online viewing, printing, or downloading.
Indexing/Abstract: You won't get full text links in these databases, but with the citation you can still enter an LBCShare inter-library loan request or copy and paste the citation into the Library Search Box to find the full text.
Platform: A platform is the interface used by the database provider. For example EBSCOhost and ProQuest are database providers that host many databases using the same platform or interface.
Scholarly articles: reviewed by experts in a process known as peer review before they are published.
Empirical article: based on an experiment or study. Empirical articles are original research articles.
Review article: written to bring together and summarize the results/conclusions from multiple original research articles/studies.
Theoretical article: written to contribute to the theoretical foundations of a field of study.