Broad topics tend to have a broad range of people writing about it. If you're finding too many articles related to your topic, consider narrowing down your focus and search for that narrower subtopic.
You can limit your searching in two ways: by only searching specific fields or by limiting results by different facets, often found on the left hand side of the search results.
Search fields like
Or use limiters on the side to refine by
In OneSearch, you can see options under Refine Search.
Using quotation marks searches for that phrase as a single unit rather than two separate terms.
If your initial searches bring back no or few results, don't give up! Don't despair! Reassess your search strategy.
Choosing the right search terms is key.
Database can be picky about search terms. Be selective.
If you limited the search (e.g., by date or search field) remove limiters and reassess.
Highly specific topics may be too narrow for finding results. Try a broader related topic first.