Locating articles.
Section 3: Where's Waldo, Carmen Sandiego, and the Article I Need?

It can seem overwhelming picking the correct database for articles. You KNOW you need an article, but WHERE to find it may seem like a puzzle Hopefully, this section will help clarify the mystery of the hidden, perfect article.

After reviewing this section, you should be able to:
  • define the characteristics of magazines, scholarly journals, and newspapers
  • understand what is included in an index or database
  • choose appropriate general and subject-specific databases
  • search databases to find articles on a topic
  • identify how to print, e-mail, or save articles from a database
  • determine if Sterne Library owns a journal found in a database.


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