For this extra-credit assignment, you’ll be finding an article that relates biology or an element of the scientific process to your major. This means you will be searching for a biology/science concept + a concept from your major. For example, if you were majoring in communications, you might look at how the scientific method is applied to journalism.
Watch this video about brainstorming keywords and searching the databases.
Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database designed specifically for academic institutions. It includes articles from academic journals, popular magazines, and major newspapers.
Academic OneFile (Gale)
Academic OneFile offers sources on a wide range of topics from scholarly journals and magazines and newspapers.
JSTOR contains hundreds of scholarly journals from all disciplines. Full text coverage varies by journal.
Combined Search helps find articles, books, and videos from the library collection.
Journal Title Search
If you know the name of the journal you want to search, use the Journal Title Search to see if it is available in print or online from the library.
Here's the online records for a few publications you might look in to find articles. Look for a a link or search box that says something like "Search within this publication":
Science (via JSTOR, 1880-2012)
Science (via publication website, 1997-present)
The New Yorker
The New York Times
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