Types of Article Indexes
article index to use depends upon your topic.
1. General Article Indexes
your topic general or cross-disciplinary?
in the news?
If so, start
with one of the general article indexes. These cover a wide range
of subjects and often index a mixture of popular
and scholarly sources. This is often a good place to
begin research. Examples of general indexes and the kinds of articles
they identify are:
EBSCOhost's Academic Search indexes articles
from magazines and journals on a range of topics. Most are full
full text articles and wire service news articles of local and
regional events in Missouri (Kansas City Star and St.
Louis Post-Dispatch). Coverage includes business, cultural,
educational, political and sports news.
OneFile indexes articles from journals, magazines and newspapers
on many topics. Most are full text.