Article databases are fairly uniform in how they are searched and how they present results; if you can search one efficiently, you can search most of them the same way. The video below explains how to search Academic Search Premier:
To find articles on your topic, start with one of the databases listed below. These are multidisciplinary databases, meaning they cover the scope of human knowledge and are updated frequently.
Academic Search Premier
Covers about 8000 journals and periodicals on all subjects. Includes peer-reviewed articles and some full-text.
Large multi-disciplinary index, finds articles and books as well as institutional repository materials from universities. Set the Google Scholar Preference to link to full-text in the Albertsons Library's databases.
Large multi-disciplinary database with more than 17,580 titles—with over 11,490 titles in full text.
Web of Science
A large full-text scientific database with more than 10 million articles and book chapters. Subjects include science, technology, the humanities, medicine and much more.