Use a Thesaurus
Brainstorm as many keywords to describe your research topic as possible. If you are not finding what you are looking for, use synonyms.
Boolean Operators = AND, OR, NOT
Searching term tricks
* Expand the word you are searching to include plurals. etc.: Pakis* gives you Pakistan, Pakistani
"quotes" Use for phrases: "Nobel Peace Prize"
OR Use for either or searching: Child or teen
And Use to combine terms you want to have: Educat* and Pakis*
Not Use when you want to eliminate a word from your search (Warning: if you cut a word and it is in an article with words you want, you won't see that article!)