Databases are not as effective as Google at figuring out what you want. and use controlled vocabularies to describe articles. Controlled vocabularies prioritize certain ways of describing information, making it easier to organize and find that information. However, the subject terms used by databases may not be the first terms that come to mind when you brainstorm on your subject of inquiry. Use your search results to learn how a database describes your topic.
The following sources work well to search for general topics. Databases can only be accessed at UWM.