Knowing how to find the original source from a news or popular press report is a key research skill. It's a good way of getting deeper into the literature for this class, and a good way for you to practice vital research skills that you'll use the rest of your time at UPS.
Let's take a look at this article and figure out as much citation information as we can from the news story, then we'll try to find the scientific report discussed in the story.
1) Open the article in a new tab, then take note of the following information:
2) Now, using that information that you've gathered, search for the original scientific article using Academic Search Premier.
3) Now that you’ve found the original scholarly source that the news article was based on, let’s take a look to see if we can find any other popular science reporting on this topic. There are a couple of ways to do that, so let’s practice them both!
When searching in Academic Search Premier or ProQuest Central be sure to use the filters on the left to limit to 'magazines' or 'trade publicatlions" when looking for primarily popular sources.
When looking for news, try one of the databases below, which cover the major news sources in the United States.