When searching for scientific publications, you need information sources that are suitable for your topic and field of study. You can find the publications you are looking for in relevant databases using your search phrase and search techniques if needed. The search phrase and techniques must match the database you choose.
This page contains examples of different databases and their features, as well as practical information retrieval examples suitable for several study fields. Getting familiar with the database examples will help you make effective use of the functions of the information source you choose. The examples related to topics are also useful for brainstorming your own topic.