University Writing CC1010: Journal and Newspaper Articles

Finding Articles - Discovering the Conversation, Identifying Major Voices

Search Tip: Use these criteria to evaluate the credibility of an online source.
Search Tip: Click 
e-Link in search results if you don't see full-text. 

  • EBSCOhost Research Databases
    Select All to search across a wide selection of scholarly databases.
  • Google Scholar
    Useful for broad searches of scholarly literature. Click Preferences option to link directly to Columbia's collection of e-journals.
  • Opinion Archives
  • Cross-searching of historical and current articles from popular journals such as The Nation,
    Harper's, Commentary, New Republic, National Review, New Yorker, Weekly Standard, etc.
  • Scholarly articles from more than 1,500 peer-reviewed journals in the humanities, sciences, and social science
  • Factiva
    global news database of nearly 33,000 premium sources, including licensed publications, influential websites, blogs, images and videos. 
  • Proquest
    Use the suggested topics to search by subject. Good for searching current newspaper articles/editorials.
  • Book Review Digest Plus
    Book reviews from 1983 to present.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Articles from newspapers, wire services; law reviews, case law, government documents.
  • Project Muse
    from peer-reviewed journals. Coverage typically starts with journal issues after 2000. 
  • Web of Science
    Provides access to the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Science Citation Index. Click E-Link to see full text.