Watch each of the database videos below, and that practice applying what you learned as you explore each of the databases. Use 1-3 keywords that are related to your topic (e.g. Chernobyl accident) to see what kind of background information you can discover.
The following databases are great resources to start with to gather some background information on your topic.
TIP: The most effective way to use these particular databases is to begin with 1-3 keywords.
TOPICS: Background information about the Chernobyl nuclear reactor accident
Good: Chernobyl accident
Not so good: Information about Chernobyl