Answered By: Lynn VanLeer Last Updated: Jun 07, 2017 Views: 2514
You can limit some databases to only show articles from sources that do not use peer review such as magazines and newspapers.
1. In the top left of the Library home page, click on Search & Find.
2. Click the Newspapers & Magazines tab in the long list of tabs on the left side of the page.
3. Scroll down to the Search by topic box. Click the ProQuest Central.
4. Type your keywords into the search boxes, for example:
First search box:
Second search box:
5. Scroll down to the Search Options. Verify the Full Text box is checked.
6. In the Source Type box, check Magazines and Newspapers.
7. Click the Search button.
Note: By default the database displays the search results by relevance. You may find it useful to view the results by date. Use the Sort option in the left column to change the sort order to Most recent first.
Watch a video showing a search for popular press articles in ProQuest Central:
Video: Locating popular press articles
(1 min 51 sec) Transcript
- Learn how to choose a topic
- Learn about keyword searching
- Learn about peer-review
- Learn about different types of sources and how to evaluate them
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