Start with a good thesis.
Use the thesis keywords for your searches.
As you search in the Library's One Search (the homepage of the library), you may not be getting the types of accurate results you would like to have. You will then want to try looking in discipline specific databases. For the STEM disciplines, those databases will be listed below. This list is not exhaustive. Please go to the A-Z list to see more databases related to your topics.
You may also want to think about how the databases work. We talk about this in the workshop, but you can use the following to be able to make your searches more specific:
Lit reviews can take many different organizational patterns depending on what you are trying to accomplish with the review. Here are some examples:
This is from the Purdue OWL Guide for Literature Reviews