All of the article databases help you find "scholarly" materials. (See the link below for more information.) For college-level work you MUST use materials that are considered scholarly. The library helps you do this by giving you access to the databases your professors and instructors want you to use.
Newspaper reports via interviews, surveys, speeches, etc. can provide the latest information on what people are thinking about your topic. Reading different newspapers may provide different perspectives for you to consider in your research.
The UDC Library's collection of online historical newspapers is rather limited. These other libraries will provide you access to other newspaper collections:
It is not possible to find in the library catalog all individual articles available to you. To do so you need to use an article database. This is what you should know about how databases are organized and accessed:
All of the article databases can be used off-campus — all you need is your registered UDC ONEcard and access to the internet.
Finding Article Databases (also found on the library's home page):
Searching and Narrowing in the Databases
Accessing Articles in the Databases
This is a short list of article databases that are particularly useful for undergraduates.
Google Scholar can be a great tool, if it is used as one of many resources, not as a primary resource. Because it is such a huge database of materials, many of them out of print or in restricted collections, it can be the place to find unique and useful research material.