Find a literature review article. A literature review article will provide summaries and evaluations of books, government documents, scholarly journal articles and other - significant - sources all relevant to a specific topic; however, literature reviews will often cover just scholarly articles. Read a literature review to explore the breadth and depth of a topic and to further discover resources.
Sometimes a database search can be limited to a literature review or a meta-analysis. In EBSCOhost, literature reviews is a subject. Or, try "literature review" as a keyword. For example:
("literature review" AND ("global warming" OR "climate change"))
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