Use databases to find journal, magazine and newspaper articles. Journal articles are more appropriate for college-level research and may be required by your professor. Magazines and newspapers often contain stories and statistics that help to grab your reader's attention. See the list of suggested databases at right below.
Ebsco supplies most of the library's subject-specific databases, which allows one to search across multiple databases simultaneously. To select the databases:
Article databases useful for finding journal articles (and magazines and trade publications)
See at left a search example for Academic Search Complete.
Need historial perspective? Try one of these article databases useful for finding journal and magazine articles and books.
See below left for search examples from Historical Abstracts and America: History & Life.
Check out newspapers for statistics and local or global perspectives.