So you want to find some scholarly articles, and your professor said you can't use Google, you have to use the library. So how do you find anything in a library? Most people want to treat a database like it's Google. After all, Google and its sophisticated algorithms have programmed us to ask whatever question we want and expect a somewhat usable answer. Using library resources like databases and One Search requires more intelligence and a specific set of skills.
The main way that students lose points on projects and papers is not meeting the professor's requirements for using and citing certain types of sources. Here are two easy ways to ensure this doesn't happen to you.