If you start with specific, relevant searches, then your results will be more specific and relevant.
Multiple key words --> What is the best way to state my topic? Are there other similar keywords or phrases?
Phrases in quotes --> Put phrases of 2 or more words in quotes, in order to search for the words together
Combine keywords --> How can I save time searching multiple ideas or concepts?
Truncation --> Are there variations on a root word that I can save time searching for?
CITING YOUR SOURCES: Check the APA guide