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ART 300: Modern Art Before 1945: Find Articles

Why use articles?

Why use articles for research?

  • For very recent, current information
  • Cover very specific subjects
  • Popular topics
  • Alternative viewpoints
  • Reports on scholarly research

Trying to find an article from a list of citations?

As you review bibliographies, reference lists, etc., you will discover additional sources to possibly use.

Find them using the CitationLinker.

Database searching

Now is the time to be more specific with your searching. Articles tend to cover very specific or niche topics, and are also published more quickly than books, meaning the information is typically more current than the general information you can gather from books.

Critically Evaluate Information

Critically Evaluating Sources (what do we mean by "sources"?)

For college-level research, you'll want to consider using only the highest-quality information sources that you can find. Between the internet and SU’s library, the “best” information can depend on the assignment. Here are some ways to determine the best information sources to lend support to your own research.

Article Databases: By Subject and A-Z List

Popular Magazines vs. Scholarly Journals