Factiva is famously difficult to use. Follow these instructions to search major news sources and browse today's newspaper. Find Factiva in the library's database list.
Don't settle for just any source. Search until you find what you're looking for.
Use these tools to learn more about your topic before you jump into heavier research.
In Academic Search Complete:
1. Search for your topic.
2. Click "Choose Databases" at the top of the page, check the "Select/Deselect" box to select all databases.
3. In "Source Types" on the left side of the screen, select "Magazines."
Many of the databases that you will use come from Ebsco, a provider of online indexes and full text.
These brief tutorials describe the searching strategies that work best in databases such as Education Research Complete. You will need Adobe Flash Player to view them.
Creating a Basic Search (Ebsco)
Advanced Search (Ebsco)