Types of Article Indexes
article index you 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 online databases. 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 your research. Examples of general indexes and the kinds of information
they identify are:
Indexes articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers on a wide range of topics. Most are full text; many provide photographs and/or graphical information.
||Provides access to thousands of news, business, legal, and medical publications and information sources, including: newspapers, newsletters, magazines, trade journals, wire services, and broadcast transcripts. The "Nexis" part of this database provides news information updated 24/7, while the "Lexis" part offers premier legal and law-related information (litigation, case laws, law reviews, etc.).