CMST 101: Public Speaking: Magazine, Newspaper, & Journal Articles

Search Databases for Articles

Use Sterne Library databases to identify magazine, newspaper, and journal articles relevant to your speech topic. The following databases are starting points. Others are listed alphabetically and by subject area on the Sterne Library databases page.

Database Searching Tips

Use AND, OR, NOT to combine terms

poland and music

Use truncation to find multiple word endings

map* [finds map, maps, mapping]

Use quotation marks to search for phrases

"national monument"

Choose the Help option in databases for additional search tips.

Locate Full Text of Journal Articles

If you don't see the full text of an article in the database you are searching, use these steps to find a copy of the article:

1. Choose  to check for full text in other library databases.

2. Search the Catalog to identify the call number and location (usually second floor) of the journal.

3. Request a copy of the article through Interlibrary Loan.


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