The best way to get started on a great paper is to have a great topic! Spend some time choosing a topic that interests you, with lots of published information. Need help? Seek out a librarian!
Check the Research 1 tab (above) to find Books and eBooks on your topic
After you have found some books on your topic, start thinking about articles. Check the Research 1 tab (above) for lists of databases. Choose one that best matches your topic.
If you get too many, try limiting to a particular subject - see the list of subject links on the side of the screen.
Use the same tricks that find books in the catalog:
(flood or drought)
disease and risk
environment* (finds environment, environmental, etc.)
Put it all together:
"climate change" and (flood or drought) and health*