Information overload. Embarrassment of riches. Drinking from a firehose. Whatever you call it, this can produce a paralyzing anxiety in your research process. We've all been there. Take a deep breath. Look out the window for a minute. Then I invite you to eavesdrop on the following chat session undertaken to help a student narrow their search to get good results from the mammoth "Articles & More / Summon" search tool on the front page of the Drexel Libraries website.
Many graduate courses for the School of Education have research projects that are coming into focus at this point in the term. Permit me to summarize the points I have covered in recent webinars with a few links and comments below.
Authoritative and useful descriptions of research methods can be hard to find. SAGE has a deep shelf of social science publications that they draw upon for this new and easy-to-browse tool.