If the general research databases are too broad for your topic, try using some of the library's subject-specific databases. Click on the "Databases" link, on the library's homepage, or click on the link below.
Use Google Scholar to search through thousands of journals, many of which the Pollak library owns. You can also find patents and legal documents with Scholar
If you are off-campus click on this link to use the library enhanced version of Scholar.
Google Government searches federal, state, and local web sites with domains .gov and .mil as well as select government sites with .edu, .us., and .com domains. Google Government is an excellent source for finding statistical information.