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UNI 110 Critical Reading & Thinking: Finding Sources: Research Databases

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Find most ASU Libraries' books, articles from newspapers, journals, magazines and more – with just one search!

Keyword Worksheet

Use this keyword worksheet to generate keywords for your search!

Article Databases

The research databases below are the place to go to find those library sources you need for your position papers.


Opposing Viewpoints provides essays supporting differing points of view for each topic. If you don't see your topic listed, you can search by keyword. 


Academic Search Premier

is a great starting place for any topic. It covers all subject areas, includes articles from both popular magazines and scholarly journals, and has lots of full text.

Academic Search Premier - Introduction: Interactive Tutorial and Quiz


The Arizona Republic is a great place to find fulltext articles from the local newspaper.


 

Access World News offers newspaper coverage from around the US and around the world.   


 

 

 

CQ Researcher is an excellent source for comprehensive background information on current issues in the news. It is the most reliable place to find balanced, unbiased overviews. These reports are meant to educate rather than influence researchers.

This link takes you to the CQ Library, from there select CQ Researcher.


LexisNexis offers newspaper articles from around the country and the world.

NOTE: to limit your search to just editorials and opinions, follow the steps below.

1) From the main LexisNexis Academic page, click on the NEWS tab in the left column

2) Then select All NEWS.

3) On the main page to the right, select the EDITORIALS & OPINIONS checkbox in the "Article Type" area.

 

 

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