Trying different keywords and using synonyms is important when searching. Student Learning Services can assist you with developing a theses statement. Depending on your topic, useful words to include in searches may be: trends, issues, challenges, impact, developments, effect, success, ... Every topic can be searched a number of ways:
us canada import cheese restrictions
nafta canada (dairy or cheese)
softwood lumber canada "united states"
canada "united states" trade softwood dispute
"technical barriers to trade" effects
"technical barriers to trade" impact
The above searches will also work on Google and Google news.
Resources to help: The differences between Scholarly/Popular/Trade publications and Is this scholarly?
Below are three different ways to search MRU library resources:
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.
Google Scholar - Search scholarly literature within MRU and around the world.
If you find one good article make sure to click 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 Settings --> Library Links.