Develop a Search Strategy Before You Begin
1. Identify your topic
2. Narrow your topic to specific key words and phrases. For Example:
3. Identify your information needs, and select your search tools
Find periodical and journal articles
Find everything the CSULB library owns and all material types such as books, eBooks, media, articles, etc... Narrow your search by using the Advanced Search option and selecting the scope of your search in the top tool bar.
Find subject specific journals by entering main subject terms that describe your research topic