Use Indexes to the literature to find articles. It is usually much faster that using Google.
SFX or Findtext@@TAMU is a link that checks library subscriptions for electronic access. Look for it in the indexes.
If an article is NOT available electronically you can request a .pdf copy using Get it for me
Use keywords, not sentences or phrases, and Boolean operators - AND, OR, NOT
Citations allow the reader to find the papers discussed by the author. You may need to find the instructions to authors for a particular journal to find the style used by that journal.
Job Hunting Helps
Use the catlogs to find books, journals, or other items owned by the libraries.
Agriculture & Life Sciences Librarian