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- "Articles" come from newspapers, magazines, or journals (collectively called periodicals)
- Unlike some Web pages, an article is edited and checked for accuracy
- Some periodicals are available in print, but they are often licensed for electronic format too
- Articles are found by searching finding aids called article indexes
- An index lets you search by keyword for articles on your research topic
General Article Index Databases
KU students/faculty/staff only - requires login from off-campus
Use this example to help you understand the citation elements of a journal article.