Q. Why can’t I find any articles on my research topic?
It may be that your search terms are too broad or too narrow. Use the keywords of your topic with search operators to help retrieve relevant articles. The ProQuest Search Syntax site has some helpful tips on how to refine your search terms.
More Ways to Get Help
Stop by the library Service Desk (Library North, 1st floor) when you have questions or need help with library research.
Student research consultants are available to help you navigate the research process: to provide you with an introduction to such things as developing a keyword search, finding, evaluating, and citing sources, etc.
Librarians are on-call to assist with in-depth research questions and to provide help using specialized resources.