Answered By: Robert Miller Last Updated: Mar 21, 2020 Views: 382
Once you're in the database, you can use the "Publication date" feature to limit your search to a recent date, such as the last 12 months, and then perform your keyword search. Or you can do a keyword search first, and when you see the results, use the "Sorted by" menu at left to choose "Most recent first."
Your assignment may ask you to identify a news article that discusses a current event or social issue that relates to your field of study.
If so, first decide on a topic based on your real life experience with your field of study, or your knowledge of recent news, then do a search based on that.
For example, if your field of study is information technology, you could try a search like this:
online AND privacy
If your field of study is human resources, you could try a search like this:
Almost any simple keyword search on a general topic in your field of study should bring up news articles that you can use.