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ENG 111: College Composition I (Hughes-Loudoun)

Research tips for your term paper! Direct comments and questions to Eliza Selander,


The best way to locate current academic articles is through the library databases. 

Some of the key databases for locating relevant sources on a broad range of topics are located below. 

You may also locate articles in subject-specific databases by going to Databases by Subject and looking under the relevant category(ies) for your research topic. 

Keyword Examples


  • drones AND privacy
  • drones AND "artificial intelligence"
  • ("artificial intelligence" OR AI OR "machine learning") AND (threat OR danger)
  • "food waste" AND blockchain
  • "higher education" AND (cost OR affordability)