One tool that will help you find articles on your topic is a database. One of the most versatile databases, Academic Search Complete, is modeled below to the right. Google Scholar is not one of the library's databases, but is sometimes helpful.
Source: "What are the library databases and which one should I use?" by NEIU Libraries, is licensed under a Standard YouTube License.Learn how to identify library databases and choose the appropriate database to use for your topic.
Google Scholar retrieves scholarly/research/academic/peer-reviewed articles. Google Scholar can be used to search for peer-reviewed articles and books on your topic. IF the article is available full-text on the web, Google Scholar will include a link-- but this is rare. You can also use Interlibrary Loan to have a PDF of the article or a physical book sent to Holman Library from another library's collection, and this service is available for current Green River students and staff.
Interlibrary loan takes about 3-4 business days for an article request (and we will usually email the article to you). Loan requests for books may take 2 weeks or longer to complete (because the physical item has to come through the mail and you will pick up the book at Holman Library)-- so make sure to plan ahead if you request items using Interlibrary Loan!
Example Google Scholar Results: