Top databases of choice for Computer Science:
Also recommended by your textbook:
If you would prefer to use Google Scholar, be sure to customize your Google account so you can access materials at the library.
Keep in mind that Google Scholar does not search the same set of materials that are available in the library.
To find the "Top Papers" on your topic, start with what does "Top" mean? What are the indicators of authority on your topic? It is a constructed and contextual phenomenon, but there are some places you can start: