HomeStudying Engaged Learning Finding SoTL Research Share: Section NavigationSkip section navigationIn this sectionFinding SoTL Research Home Information Landscapes What Makes SoTL Literature Searching Different from Disciplinary Literature Searching Tips for Finding SoTL Research Grey Literature Tips for Staying Current Other Studying Engaged Learning Resources This reference guide for finding SoTL literature was written by Lindsay McNiff and Lauren Hays. In the sections that follow, you will find information about what is unique about SoTL literature. Then, you will find suggestions for how to search for SoTL literature most effectively, including tips for using Google Scholar and subject databases, identifying keywords, researching grey literature on the open web, and staying current. Resource Authors Lindsay McNiff, M.A., M.I., is a Learning and Instruction Librarian and an instructor in the Department of Information Science at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada). Lauren Hays, Ph.D., is an associate professor of instructional technology at the University of Central Missouri (United States).