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SDS 236: Data Jounalism: Articles, News, Biographies

Spring 2018: A. McNamara

Journal Locator

Look for SC Links when searching within Smith's databases to find full text online, print holdings, or a link to Interlibrary Loan.

Or use the Journal Locator (below) to find a specific journal:

journal title

Enter the journal title, not the article title

Interlibrary Loan

Use Interlibrary Loan to request articles not at Smith College. Please allow about 3-10 days for delivery.

Article Databases


Identifying Scholarly and Popular Sources. (Univ. of California Berkeley Library)
Covers scholarly vs. popular publications, primary vs. secondary resources, authority, and other criteria for evaluating print and online sources. 

Scholarly vs Popular Periodicals Video (about 3 minutes) (Vanderbilt University Library)


Find Biographies

Find Biographical Resources Guide (Smith)

Access Science

National Academy of Sciences: Biographical Memoirs


Search across large collections of online encyclopedias covering subjects from the humanities to the sciences and social sciences for biographies.