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ART 201: Introduction to Art History: 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

Article Databases: By Subject and A-Z List

Database searching

When searching for articles, 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.

Evaluating Resources

Popular Magazines vs. Scholarly Journals