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STARS: Students Tackle Academic Research Skills: Finding Articles

Learn how to locate credible and reliable information using library resources.

By the end of this section, you'll be able to:

Brainstorm and discover search terms to find information about your topic.

Understand the differences in strategies to narrow or broaden a search.


How to Find an Article in General OneFile Database


In the box below, list all the related keywords or synonyms you can think of for marketing. Remember to include variations of your keywords.

Then click on the process it button!



  1. Download the worksheet and save it to your desktop. Open the file on your desktop and complete Part 1. Please note that your work will not save if you use the internet version of the form. Please open the file from your desktop to begin your work. 
  2. Access General OneFile by selecting Databases in the blue bar at the top of the library website. On the databases page, select General OneFile in the Popular Databases section. Complete Part 2 and 3 of the worksheet.
  3. Save the worksheet. You will use page two of the worksheet in the Evaluating Sources section.