Trying different keywords and using synonyms is important when searching. For example, one topic could be searched a number of ways:
"change management" theory
"change management" perspectives
"change management" (theory or perspectives)
"change management" thurley
kotter change lewin
kotter change beckhard
Resources to help: The differences between Scholarly/Popular/Trade publications and Is this scholarly?
Below are three different ways to try searches to find academic articles:
Search articles, books, multimedia & more
This is the same search box that is on the Library homepage. Once you've done a search, you can change the type of your results by clicking the filters on the right.
If you find one good article make sure to "chain" by clicking Cited by and Related articles below its summary.
Does not include magazines or trade publications.
Besides providing links to articles in MRU databases, Google Scholar links to online repositories which contain articles the author has been allowed to upload. Academia.edu and ResearchGate are among the repositories searched by Google Scholar.
To set up off-campus follow Menu Icon --> Settings --> Library Links.
Use these to find trade and scholarly sources. You can apply limits for Trade Publications, Scholarly Articles, and by Date.
After conducting a search change the list of results from Date/Most recent first to Relevance.
Both of these resources have a feature that allows you to search more content: i.e., Choose Databases in Business Source.