Before you search for articles or books in the libraries, you should identify your research topic, define major concepts or keywords of your topic, and think of synonyms or related terms.
In the Library Catalog and in Article Databases construct a keyword search using Boolean Operators (AND, OR and NOT)
When it comes to research, you need to use authoritative sources that support your arguments.
Criteria used to evaluate books, periodical articles, or web sources are similar
Guides on How to Evaluate
It is crucial that you cite your sources to give credit to the author you are referring to. Failing to do so will result in Plagiarism.