Types of Article Databases
article database to use depends upon your topic.
1. General Article Databases
your topic general or cross-disciplinary?
in the news?
start with one of the general article databases. These cover
a wide range of subjects and often index a mixture of popular
and scholarly sources. This is often a good place
to begin research. Examples of general databases and the kinds
of articles they identify are:
EBSCOhost indexes articles from magazines and journals on a
range of topics from 1984 to the present. Most are full text.
indexes full text news, business, legal and reference information
Academic OneFile indexes articles from magazines and newspapers
on many topics, from 1977 to present. Most are full text.