For example, trying searching for "art and science".
Identify the key concepts in your topic:
How can precious metals in cell phones be recycled more effectively?
Brainstorm for related terms:
"rare earth elements"
When searching for information in a database, look for hyperlinked Subject headings. Subject headings are controlled terminology used to '"tag" articles. Click on a hyperlinked Subject heading to start a new search OR incorporate those phrases or terms into your existing search.
Try Academic Search Complete > Subject Terms to find subject headings for your topic.
Below is an example of Subject Headings associated with the article "Conservation Science and Contemporary Art" from the Academic Search Complete database.