Check out the library's self-paced tutorial How do I search library databases? to learn the basics of database searches.
1. What is Mardigian Search and why should I use it?
2. How do I search for sources about my research topic?
Example: Your research question is: Does religion in the African American community buffer against suicide?
3. How do I focus my search hits to current, peer-reviewed journal articles?
4. I have too many irrelevant search hits. How do I focus them?
5. How do I know my search words match the tags assigned to sources about my research area?
6. How do I preview the abstract/summary of articles in the list of search hits?
7. How do I access the article so I can read the whole thing?
8. I can't find anything on my topic. What do I do?