Here are a few places you can find articles from newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals. From off campus you will have to login with your myNOVA username and password (the same ones you use to access Blackboard, student email, etc.).
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.
Magazines, journals, and newspapers:
Magazines, journals and newspapers typically do NOT provide a summary or overview of a topic.
Select the most important 2-3 terms related to your topic. Put the word AND between each new term; this tells the database to look for resources with ALL your terms.
football players AND concussions
Use quotation marks ( " " ) around phrases (two or more words); this tells the database to look for the words in that specific order.
"football players" AND concussions
Use the asterisk (*) to find multiple endings of one word; using concussion* as a search term will include results that refer to concussion and concussions.
"football players" AND concussion*
This video by Yavapai College Library in Prescott, Arizona demonstrates the different types of information found in Google versus library databases.
Click the icon located in the bottom right corner to watch the video in fullscreen mode.