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Research Fundamentals: Articles

A guide to print and online resources for starting your research.

Getting the Article

  is the most direct way to get the article.

Another approach to full text is the link to

which may bring up a specialized resource

or identify print materials at the NU Libraries


Resources for the Persuasive Essay

Writing a persuasive or opinion-based essay?

 CQ Researcher covers major issues with an overview article, pros and cons, chronology (timeline of the issue), along with a bibliography.

Check the  LexisNexis Academic Hot Topics 



Don't worry. 

The Interlibrary Loan Service allows you to request delivery of materials not available at the NU Libraries.   

If you need an article   you can request it through ILLiad. There is no charge for ILLiad service and your article PDF link will be e-mailed to you, usually within 1 -- 2 days.

ILLiad can also deliver books, videos and other materials. More information

Working with Articles

Some results will link to the text online

Some articles will need to be requested; there are a couple of extra steps: