A quick and easy way to look for scholarly publications - especially in the early stages of your research process - is to use Google Scholar. It's a good complement to the more specialized library databases although it doesn't replace them. This tutorial will cover the basic search process and the "library links" setting. (Aug. 2018)
Your research process isn't limited to searching in databases. It is likely that you will identify articles relevant to your topic as you do your reading. Learn how to search for these resources using the citations in your reading materials.