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Homeland Security and Terrorism: Find ARTICLES

Articles - what are they?

  • An article is a written piece from a publication such as a journal, magazine or newspaper. 
  • Faculty expect reviewed and edited pieces from a valid publisher. Information on the web from companies or individuals and Wikipedia are usually unacceptable
  • Faculty may require articles of a particular type, i.e. newspaper, popular magazine, or scholarly journal.
  • Access to articles is provided through licensed databases on the library website. These databases collect articles from many publications.
  • Some of the most useful of these databases for your discipline are listed within subject specific guides.  Others are found in our A-Z database list.

Can't find it here?

Submit a request through Interlibrary Loan. We can get the item sent to us from another library, free of charge.

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Searching for articles

Search individual databases. Most relevant for this subject are:

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Articles - How to Search for Them

1. Try a title or keyword search on your topic.

2. Look for useful "subject" or "descriptor" words.  These will either be in a list on the results page, or you may need to look at a number of individual records.

3. Go back to the search screen and search BY SUBJECT/DESCRIPTOR (not by title/keyword) using the words you discovered in step 2.

4. Be sure to take advantage of:

  • Boolean connectors (AND, OR, NOT)
  • Truncation/Wildcard (educat*)
  • Phrase searching ("childhood obesity")

5. When you find an item you want, use ArticleLinker to get it.

Online Subscription Journals on Homeland Security

Check out specific online subscription periodical titles on Homeland Security:

Online Subscription Journals on Terrorism

Check out specific online subscription periodical titles on Terrorism: