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HIST 111: Introduction to Historical Study Research Guide: Locating Articles (Secondary Sources)

Locating Articles at Zahnow Library

Secondary Sources (sources that interpret and analyze primary sources and are one step removed from the event) are often published in scholarly/academic journal articles as well as magazine articles.  Use SVSU's subscription databases to locate this type of information.


You can search multiple article databases at once using the search box on the library's homepage. We Search

After entering your search, look for the Source Types limiter on the left to limit your results to articles.

Limit to articles  

Suggested Article Databases for World War I

 Search the following databases individually for articles related to your topic.

Request Articles Through Interlibrary Loan (Tipasa)


Use Interlibrary Loan ( to request articles when they are not available in full text online.