Use the search strategies AND, OR, NOT, "", *, subject terms, and limiters to find one peer-reviewed journal article on your topic using a subject database.
Use the most relevant article you've found so far to follow the research conversation on your topic. Put the title into Google Scholar or Web of Knowledge to look at the Cited by and Cited References of the article.
Use “” quotations around more than one word to find an exact phrase. Ex: "greek letter societies"
Use * to find multiples endings of the same word. Ex: teen* would find teen, teens, teenager, and teenagers