Searching in the library's resources depends on the keywords - or search terms - you use. Instead of searching for a whole question or sentence, break your topic into keywords. Mix and match different combinations of keywords to get different results when searching. Also, think of similar or related terms you can search for.
Research question: How does childhood abuse impact adult mental health?
Possible keyword combinations:
Mix and match different keywords to find different articles.
Need more help with keywords? Ask a librarian or watch the video below:
To find articles on forensic behavioral health, consider searching for related topics and synonyms for topics in the field. For example:
Peer-reviewed journals go through a rigorous process. Other scholars in the field review articles to ensure they meet scholarly and research standards.
Peer-reviewed articles and journals are considered 'scholarly' -- they are created by scholars and for scholars.
Note that all peer-reviewed journals are scholarly but all scholarly journals are not peer-reviewed.
Watch this video for more information on Peer-review and types of sources:
Peer-Reviewed articles are included in OneSearch and most library databases. You can narrow your search to only include articles in peer-reviewed journals.
To limit to peer-reviewed articles in OneSearch select "Peer-reviewed Journals" from the Availability menu on the left. Other databases have similar filters.
Need more tips for research and finding sources? Check out these guides for more help: