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ID 385: Vietnam War

Articles - search strategy for ID 385


Your search strategy for articles will vary depending on the direction of your topic.

  • Do you need newspaper or magazine articles?
    • And if so, from the current time, or from the time period of your research?
  • Do you need scholarly research articles?
    • If so, what type?

How you answer those questions will help you determine where to look for the articles and what to choose.

Multi-purpose databases

Multi-purpose Databases--for everyone

As always, ProQuest Central database is a good option for nearly every topic. So is JSTOR. Project Muse covers the humanities and social sciences. For the rest, look on the discipline research guides.

Discipline databases

Discipline-specific databases - choose what you need

Look at the Research Guides homepage again and choose the discipline guide that most fits your topic. Then use the suggested databases on that guide to locate relevant articles.

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