Scholarly journals are particularly important in academic research.
In databases, look for a box that will allow you to limit your results to articles from scholarly or peer-reviewed journals.
OneSearch searches multiple resources at once. Use for very precise searches:
Use limiters and drop-downs in Advanced Search to focus your search!
Colby Libraries Current & Historical Newspaper Guide
This guide has links to contemporary, historical, international and domestic newspapers.
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Many websites and subscription databases allow you to create a newsfeed tailored to your specific country and/or interest area. If you need help with this, just let me know.
Always check an item's bibliography, notes, references or works cited page. This is not only to check an author's evidence, but to find additional sources for your research. This is looking into the past at books and articles written before the item you're looking at.
Google Scholar and some databases also allow you to look forward in time at more recent articles and books that cite the item you're looking at. Just enter the title of the work in Google Scholar and look for the Cited By link.