Before you start searching, take the time to reflect about the following:
What am I going to use the information for?
What kind of sources will I be needing?
In which search facilities can I find suitable material?
How do I search for that material?
Which limitations should I apply?
Remember to save your searches, search words and results.
It´s easy and logic to combine search terms using the words AND, OR and NOT, also called boolean logic or boolean operators.
In databases and search engines you can often combine these by choice, in drop-down menues, but sometimes they can be pre-defined.
An online course that helps you develop search skills and improve your "information literacy". It has been developed by Lund University and is available in both Swedish and English.