When you do a Google search, you can type in almost anything and something will come back.
Library databases require that you search by concept or keyword and connect these using AND and OR.
Before you start your research, you should spend at least a few minutes brainstorming keywords that you can use in a database.
That way, if your first search doesn't get you what you need, you have other keywords on hand to use immediately.
What was education like in Europe during the Middle Ages?
Group work: Students will form groups of 2-3
Use JSTOR to find articles on your topic :
Now try the same search in Academic Search Complete - how are your results different?
Discussion: Groups will each send one representative to board to present their search strategy; discuss results.