Questions to Ask Yourself After a Failed Search
Broaden your search words.
Think of alternate words, or synonyms, for your search words, and add them to your search box with OR.
For example. cars OR automobiles OR vehicles.
If you do find an article you like, look at the citation of the article to see what keywords the database or author used and try those as search words.
Read through one or more of the links in the How to Talk to Databases box in the other column for more tips.