As you focus your research, you'll want to check out specialized databases that overlap with your research topic or question. For instance, if you're looking at micro-lending in East Africa, you may want to access some business and economics databases. For a complete list of the 400+ databases available to you from Brandeis Library, consult Databases A to Z.
Having trouble finding good sources?
Dissertations and theses can provide a road map to sources on a topic.