The databases below are wonderful for background information and getting more familiar with a topic that is new to you. Watch each of the database videos below, and that practice applying what you learned as you explore each of the databases.
Quick Tip: Use 1-3 keywords that are related to your topic 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.
Here are some examples searches:
TOPIC #1: Barbie dolls should/should not be allowed to be marketed to children.
Good: barbie doll market
Not so good: barbie dolls allow marketing child
TOPIC #2: Fashion designers and clothing distributors should/should not be required to meet and maintain standardized sizing in order to avoid vanity sizing.
Good: vanity sizing
Not so good: fashion designers clothing distributors standardized sizing