The databases listed below are useful because they contain a variety of both scholarly and popular articles, such as newspaper and magazine articles.
The databases below include newspaper articles and news sources. You can also limit by newspaper articles in general databases such as ProQuest Research Library and Academic Search Premier.
Need to do research during breaks? You can access Purdue Libraries' databases off-campus. Log-in with your career account when prompted.
Start from the search bar on the Libraries' homepage. Select "Articles" tab, type in keywords, and click "Search". This gives you comprehensive search results across all databases and subject fields.
To narrow down search results, refer to the left column on the result page, and refine your search by choosing the format, subject, author, etc.
Try a search in Google Scholar as a starting point. If you're off-campus, click here for info on setting your Google Scholar preferences to link to the Purdue Libraries online collections.