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COMM 100 Webber: Find articles

In the research process: ARTICLES

1. Explore topic context & primary sources (the open web)
2. Learn the background (library catalog: books)
3. Discover scholarly conversations 
(library databases: journal articles)
4. Support your argument (source citation)
5. Rinse, repeat; drafts & revisions (research librarians, writing center)

Searching Library Databases

Keywords Dominion voting system     Rudy Guiliani     libel and slander   
                                  politics       civil case    defamation   
1. Search:  libel and slander = 6,000+

2. Add:  politics = 177

3. The Find It tool: if the article is not available as Full Tex, the Find It tool can sometimes locate the article in another database.

This list contains newspaper, magazine, and scholarly journal articles. Decide whether or not to LIMIT results to Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals.

5. Let's review the an article's record and tools.

General Databases:

Quick poll

True or false? When searching a library database, you should always limit results to Full Text.
True: 3 votes (3.09%)
False: 94 votes (96.91%)
Total Votes: 97