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Approaches to searching:
Your own keywords; use of wildcards and boolean combinations can improve your results. Use this worksheet for thinking up keywords.
The database's index terms: retrieve results with precision; works well when your keywords might match many synonyms. Look for these terms in the descriptors or subjects field of a full record. Search for these terms in a database's thesaurus or browse for them in a field's index.
An article's cited references: no need to think up keywords: find the record for a good article then search to find articles that have cited it; find related articles (searches for refs in common). Web of Science Core Collection is the best database for this.
Ask other readers: ask your professors, e-mail authors, hang out at conferences.
Browsing: good old-fashioned technique; related books tend to be shelved together; also through serendipity you might find useful sources.