Resources for WR121 (Frischmann)

This guide is designed to help you find information about your research topic from different cultural or country perspectives.

Start at the library's database page at http://library.chemeketa.edu/information/database.php and choose Lexis-Nexis Academic. Lexis-Nexis Academic includes full-text newspapers published in countries worldwide. From off campus you must enter your My Chemeketa username and password to use Lexis-Nexis Academic.

Start by doing a keyword search for your topic in "Major World Publications."

Lexis-Nexis keyword search

On the left side of the results screen, there is an option to choose different countries and regions under Geography. Click on the plus sign to see these options. Choose one of the Geography options.


The citations below are results for the keyword search "juvenile justice" limited geographically to Africa. Notice that these results are from a publication called "Africa News." Clicking on the blue title of an article takes you to the full text of that article.

Lexis-Nexis Academic results

You can also limit your search results to specific publications. In the example below, a keyword search for "capital punishment" has been limited to Asian Tribune.

Lexis-Nexis Academic Search limited to publication

The results list will be limited to full-text articles printed in Asian Tribune.

Lexis-Nexis sesarch results limited by source

Try limiting source title with these international publications:

  • Asian Tribune
  • Africa News
  • Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (London)
  • Edmonton Journal (Canada)
  • Mundo (Spanish language newspaper El Mundo, limit to source title Mundo)
  • Saudi Gazette

If you would like to print, email or save an article from the Lexis-Nexis search results, use these Lexis-Nexis email, print and save options in the upper right corner of the screen.

How to cite the articles

The bibliographic format for citing articles in electronic sources is different from that for citing articles from a print magazine. The format for citing articles from a library database in both MLA and APA styles is given at http://library.chemeketa.edu/instruction/citing.php

More information on using MLA format is given at The OWL at Purdue - MLA.

Information on using APA format is given at The Owl at Purdue - APA

 


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Updated: 22 May 2013