How Do I Find Articles?

Whether you need a scholarly article or an article from a newspaper or popular magazine, the Colorado State University Libraries have hundreds of databases in all different subject areas to help you.

With so many to choose from, it can all seem a bit confusing, but don’t worry.  You will be more confident by the end of this lesson because you will know:

  • The basics of a database
  • How to find the databases on your library’s website
  • How to choose a database that is relevant to your research
  • How to locate the specific articles you need
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