To do an effective search using the library's databases or OneSearch, you have use keywords -- search terms related to your topic or research questions.
Before you go any further, click on the following link and complete the tutorial on Developing Research Questions and Creating Search Terms. Then watch the additional videos that follow.
Analysis – breaking the “big picture” into its proper parts; dividing a topic into subtopics of inquiry; dividing a problem into its sub-problems.
Breaking the "big picture" into its proper parts.
The following video gives you a sense of how to use your search terms within a database to find articles or other information sources.