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Introduction to American Politics - POL AMER 1014 - Holmes: OneFile

Library guide to access news about politics, and political magazines. Provides tips on where to search and how to search.

Academic OneFile - Basics

Three News Databases:  Academic OneFile, Academic Search Elite and LexisNexis


Rod Library provides access to three databases that can be used to search for current news (newspaper articles and magazine articles).


These three databases are:

Each of these databases can be accessed on the Rod Library homepage by either clicking on Databases A-Z or by clicking on Databases by Subject and then clicking on News.


Tip #1 for Academic OneFile:

Use Advanced Search


Tip #2 for Academic OneFile:

Search then limit to either Magazines or News





Finding Specific Magazines with Academic OneSearch

How to find articles from these sources using Academic OneFile

The technique:

  1. Go to the library homepage (google: UNI Library)

  2. Click on Databases A-Z and then Academic OneFile

  3. Click on the Advanced option

  4. Type in the name of the high quality source - in quotes -  
    in the first blank

  5. Change the drop down menu at the end of the
    first blank to Publication Title

  6. Type your topic in the second and third blanks