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How to Find Articles: Finding Articles

Using the Databases to Find Articles

Search databases to find mainstream/popular articles, scholarly articles, and other information sources that are required for literature reviews, English composition papers, and other assignments and projects.

The boxes below provide guidance on how to use some of the most frequently used databases at LSU. 

To view tutorials on using other databases, such as Web of Science, click on the link below to go the Using the Databases guide.

How to Use Academic Search Complete & Business Source Complete

Users on campus: Click on the Academic Search Complete link.

Users off campus:

  1. Click on the Academic Search Complete link. 
  2. Enter your MyLSU username and password when prompted to sign in.

Users on campus: Click on the Business Source Complete link.

Users off campus:

  1. Click on the Business Source Complete link.
  2. Enter your MyLSU username and password when prompted to sign in.

The video shows how to do a basic search in Academic Search Complete.

The video shows how to do an advanced search in Academic Search Complete.

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The video shows how to use the result list in Academic Search Complete.

The video shows how to read an article in Academic Search Complete.

The video shows how to generate and save persistent links to articles and other items in Academic Search Complete.

The video below shows how to cite articles and other items in Academic Search Complete.

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How to Use Access World News - Newsbank

Users on campus: Click on the Access World News link below.

Users off campus: 

  1. Click on the Access World News link below.
  2. Enter your MyLSU username and password when prompted to sign in.

 

The video below shows how to use Access World News - Newsbank to find a topic for your paper or speech.

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How to Use CQ Researcher Plus Archive

Users on campus: Click on the CQ Researcher link below.

Users off campus:

  1. Click on the Click on the CQ Researcher link below. 
  2. Enter your MyLSU username and password when prompted to sign in.

The video below provides an overview of CQ researcher.

The video below is a tutorial that shows how to search CQ Researcher.

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How to Use JSTOR

Users on campus: Click on the JSTOR link below.

Users off campus:

  1. Click on the Click on the JSTOR link below. 
  2. Enter your MyLSU username and password when prompted to sign in.

The video below shows how to search JSTOR. 

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How to Use NexisUni

Users on campus: Click on the NexisUni link below.

Users off campus:

  1. Click on the NexisUni link below. 
  2. Enter your MyLSU username and password when prompted to sign in.
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How to Use Project Muse

Users on campus: Click on the Project Muse link below.

Users off campus: 

  1. Click on the Project Muse link below.
  2. Enter your MyLSU username and password when prompted to sign in.
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