Your search strategies will depend partly on the research tools you use. Here are some search tips to get you started.
(Adapted from Rowan University Research Guides)
1. Identify the important nouns or main ideas in your research question.
2. Generate synonyms for each main term, along with words that are narrower, broader, and related.
3. Start searching and modify your search terms as necessary.
Watch this video from the University of Houston Libraries to learn more about this process:
One of the best ways to find more sources is through citation chaining. With citation chaining, you find other sources that an original source has referenced as well as other articles that have cited it since it was written. These citations create a "web" of related sources.
The following database includes this feature.
If you are getting 0 search results, try some of these strategies.