Searching Google Scholar is a popular way to find articles. Why search in library databases too?
Tips for Searching Google Scholar
Browsing current news is one strategy for identifying a topic. Notice what stories and topics you find interesting so that you can do further research. You can access current newspapers through the library to avoid paywalls.
CQ Researcher is another place to browse topics. It's a good source for further background information.
The Davis Library Research Hub is one of three Research Hub locations. It is located on the second floor of Davis Library, and caters to researchers interested in working with data, mapping, texts, visualization, and technology. Offerings include: