When you first start your search you might not understand your topic or some of the elements as well as you would like. This is okay! We've all been there. We've already started searching in Google for more contextual information, but we might want to think at looking in other resources as well.
To find background information you can:
Quick Tip: You can use the skills from Elements of a Search in the catalog and in search engines like Google.
Searching the catalog allows me to find not just books, but also articles, DVD's, and more. When I search the catalog I am also searching across institutions worldwide.