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Writing 114 (Mele): Popular Sources

Environmental Writing

Academic Search Complete: Science News & Magazines

Search Academic Search Complete to locate science news and magazine articles, and search multiple sources at once, including the titles listed here. 

Tips: 

  • Refine results by selecting Magazines for source type.
  • You can also filter by date, subject, publication, etc. on the far left of the results page.
  • oo many results?  Consider searching in the title field only for your terms.
  • Search this subset of Academic Search Complete.
  • To create your own subset, select Publications.  Search for a publication or browse for one.  Check mark it and Add.  Continue until you have built a list.  Click Search.  To retain this list, select Alert / Save / Share and copy the URL.

Science News & Magazines

Science news is available from a variety of sources.  Those sources listed below will take you directly to an individual website. 

Newspapers

Google Tips

  • Limit to a specific domain: "climate change" site:.gov or "marine science" AND otters site:.edu
  • Limit to a specific site in the basic Google search bar: "black holes" site:.http://www.physicstoday.org
  • Use quotes to search for a phrase: "dog sweaters"
  • Use a hyphen to exclude words: jaguar speed -car
  • Find a page that links to another: link:library.ucmerced.edu
  • Find sites similar to other sites: related:npr.com
  • Find results limited to a specific file type: 2017 1040 EZ filetype:pdf

Science News Directories