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How To Do Research: Exploring News Sources

An introductory guide on the research process for graduate students.

Exploring News Sources

Popular publications such as newspapers or magazines can be useful for discovering the latest trends or research. You can find many news sources in full-text here in the library, including:

Databases with a variety of news sources include:

Use Publication Finder to find the titles of specific news publications within the library. You can also find news resources through an Internet search.

See Publication Types to learn more about the differences between popular, scholarly, and trade publications.

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Research Appointments

The CSU librarians can support you during the research process with personalized reference services. We are happy to help you with the following tasks:

  • Accessing and using the CSU Library databases in order to create a peer-reviewed literature review with library resources
  • Using free personalized database folders within multiple database platforms to organize your research
  • Brainstorming keywords and recommending search limiters to use
  • Locating the dissertations and theses that may support and inform your research process