BIOLO 1110: Strategies for Sustainability: Find Articles
Finding Popular Articles
Use the following links to search for popular (magazine and newspaper) articles about your subject. Remember to be specific when searching: for example, try searching for streams and nutrient pollution rather than just water pollution.
Search the full-text of newspapers around the country from the 1980s to the present. Learn what local journalists have written about your biodiversity topic. One hint: make sure that your search results are ranked by relevance, rather than by date.
Set up a NYT account linked to your COD email, and search and read articles related to your sustainability issue. (Account setup info is in the linked page.)
Finding Scholarly Articles
Scholarly articles are checked before publication, and are often more detailed than popular articles. Your professor may not require you to use scholarly articles, but if they do, the sources below are good bets:
Academic Search Complete also has a number of scholarly articles focused on the sciences. Try the same search words that worked for popular articles and make sure you check the icon to see scholarly resources.
Not sure how to search for, identify, or read scholarly articles? Check out the guides below: