Here are a few databases that you may find particularly helpful:
Articles are published in periodicals, which is any type of publication published at a regular interval (weekly, monthly, quarterly). Periodical types include magazines, newspapers, trade publications, and scholarly journals which:
Magazines, journals and newspapers typically do NOT provide a summary or overview of a topic.
Select the most important 2-4 words related to your topic. Put the word AND between each new word or idea; this tells the database to look for resources with ALL your terms.
affordable care act AND seniors
Use quotation marks ( " " ) around phrases (two or more words); this tells the database to look for the words in a specific way.
"affordable care act" AND seniors
Use the asterisk (*) to truncate a word; this tells the database to look for all words that have the same base. In the example below, search results would include "senior" and "seniors."
"affordable care act" AND senior*
This video by Yavapai College Library in Prescott, Arizona demonstrates the different types of information found in Google versus library databases.
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