|Use keywords, not long search phrases||
Instead of searching for "How is the shortage of aluminum cans impacting the craft beer industry?" break down your search into the main keywords:
shortage, aluminum cans, impacting, craft beer industry
Use quotation marks (" ") to keep phrases together
Use AND to combine different keywords
|"aluminum cans" AND "craft beer industry"|
|Use OR to combine similar/associated keywords||
crowlers OR "aluminum cans"
Note: crowlers are a type of can used in the craft beer industry.
|Look for ways to limit your search in the database||You can often limit by type of article (scholarly and peer-reviewed), year of publication, subject|