History: Best Databases
Database Search Tip
- Identify the main ideas in your research question and use those to brainstorm keywords and search terms. Specifying who, what, when, where, and how can help you focus your search. And don't forget to brainstorm synonyms and related terms.
- In some databases, you will need to click on the Full Text link to find the article. If no Full Text link is available, click on the Find It button to open the article in another database or to request it through interlibrary loan.