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ENG 102: English Comp (Tovar): Find Articles

Databases

Getting Started

In Depth Research

Newspaper Databases

Database Searching Basics

Enter single keywords or short phrases into the database search windows.

EBSCO search screen with search terms "indigenous people" and "rights entered in the search boxes

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Refine your results list to find exactly what you are looking for. Select Full Text to limit your list to full articles. 

screenshot of search limiters, with full text and scholarly journals selected

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As you research, make sure you keep track of the source information for each article. You'll need this for your citations!

detailed record page of article with title, source info, and database info highlighted

 

All Databases

When viewing all databases, select the All Subjects dropdown menu to narrow the list by subject.screenshot of A-Z databases page, with All Subjects dropdown menu selected

Keywords

Identify the key concepts of your research topic. Spend a few minutes brainstorming synonyms and related words for each of these concepts. Use different combinations of these keywords to search the databases for relevant articles.

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