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ENGL 308 Payne: Find articles

In the research process: ARTICLES

1. Explore  (web)
2. Background (library catalog: books)

3. Scholarly conversations (library databases: articles)
4. Support arguments (source citation)
5. Drafts & revisions (librarians & Writing Center)

    Searching Research Databases

     Public schools    United States     free lunch      programs 
    1. Search:  public schools United States  = 40k+ results
    2. Open Choose Databases, and Select All. = 200k results!

    3. Add:  lunch programs= 259 results

    4. LIMIT results to Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals

    5. LIMIT results to the last ten years.

    6. Use the Citation generator to create an MLA citation

    7. Use the chain link tool to create a durable URL.

    Multi-disciplinary databases

    Article Databases: By Subject and A-Z List

    Databases A-Z List and by Subject

    Which subject does your topic fall under?

    While the general, also known as multi-subject databases are helpful starting out, be sure to search subject-specific databases to find additional sources.