Articles give current and concise information; they report news, opinion, and research. They can be popular or scholarly and can contain primary or secondary information. Publications containing articles include newspapers and magazines (also referred to as journals, periodicals, or serials).
Use the Search box on the Library homepage to locate articles on any topic, most with full text.
See the Library Search Guide for help and search tips.
How can you tell the difference between a scholarly and popular article?
Scholarly or Peer-Reviewed Articles
Popular Magazines and Newspapers Articles
For even more detailed help see our
Distinguish between Scholarly and Popular Journals guide.
You can use Library Search to locate articles on your topic.
As you type in your search topic, select the Scope for Articles
Limit or filter your search results by using the tools on the right-hand side of the screen beneath "Refine My Results."
See Filtering Search Results for more details.
Once you have your list of citations and abstracts, your next step will be to locate a copy of your article.