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ENGL 1301 West - Evaluative Essay: Finding Articles, Images & Videos

Need More Tips On Finding Articles?

 Try our study guide Finding Periodical Articles online or print out a two page PDF guide.

Reference & Background Information

Gale Virtual Reference Library


Recommended Keywords:

"restaurant review", "music journalists", "art critics", "movie critics" etcetera.

Recommended Search Strategy:

Search by artist or band (Willie Nelson, Killer Mike, Fleetwood Mac, Prince, Public Enemy), Search by album (Nirvana Nevermind,Beach Boys Pet Sounds, The Beatles Abbey Road, The Clash London Calling), Search by genre (Hip-Hop, New Wave)

More Recommended Keywords:

Critic, Review, Criticism, Evaluation, Evaluating, Criteria, Critical Acclaim, Classic Albums, Art Criticism, Taste (Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture), Critics and Audiences, Critics and Fans, Sitcom, Stand-up, Comedy, Album, Art Appreciation

*Try different combos of keywords that are specific to your topic.


Academic Search Complete

Includes: New York Times, New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Newsweek, Time, Entertainment Weekly, People, Esquire, Fader, Billboard, Texas Monthly and others.

Recommended Keywords: "restaurant review", "album review", "movie review", "book review" etcetera.

Recommended Search Strategy: Search the name of specific bands, artists or movies. Under 'Source Types', check Magazines and Newspapers.

Article Databases

See a complete list of ACC Library Electronic Resources by Subject or by Title


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