Start by searching some of the following:
It is important to evaluate the articles/papers you find to make sure they are of a high quality. Sometimes you will be asked to use peer reviewed journal articles. See the following video and brief "How to" guide for help.
The Library catalogue - the Library's search tool. Find information on any topic from journals, conferences, books and more.
Library databases - search tools that index literature such as articles, papers, reports, books chapters and more. Find full text material, or the reference and abstract only.
Is the article peer reviewed? See the guide How to find peer reviewed journal articles (2 p.)
Type the journal title into the Library Catalogue search box and select the Title option.
Refine result list by selecting 'more' under "Format' to journals only
Here are a few in the collection:
Make a list of key concepts that relate to your topic
Make a list of alternative keywords
Combine these keywords using the search connectors OR, AND
Use this symbol * to find word variations e.g. network* finds network, networked, networks, networking...
Search example: computer engineering OR software engineering
For more help try some of the short Library guides below: