Giant Fire Breathing Robot
If your character is on a location with a clue, during the encounter phase you may choose a research encounter (assuming there are no monsters), and if you successfully complete that encounter you will get the clue.
Research encounters. Instead of drawing a card corresponding to the location, you draw one with the magnifying glass on the back. Each Great Old One has a unique deck of research encounters. Succeed at the encounter and you will (usually) get the clue.