Databases may contain both articles from scholarly journals and articles from popular publications. Use type of publication filters to more easily compare results.
Look for database options to limit your search to scholarly, peer-reviewed articles:
MAGAZINES & NEWSPAPERS
Newsstand publications can offer a more accessible approach. Depending on the publication and the author, articles may also include thoughtful arguments and analysis.
Besides searching databases, one can search within specific publications separately. Some examples...
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Find an item of interest using a keyword search? Look at its item record to identify Subject Terms. These links group material together by topic which can yield more precise results. Sample subject headings:
To find items by authors, do an Author Search (last name, first name): Kincaid, Jamaica
To find items about authors, do a Subject Search (last name, first name): Didion, Joan
To find literary criticism, note that major authors often have the sub-division Criticism and interpretation: Baldwin, James 1924 1987 Criticism And Interpretation
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