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ARTS 574 - Architectural History - Verrot (UNH Durham): Find Articles

Revision being created for Trevor Verrot's class for Spring 2014

Evaluating Articles

You will also need to evaluate each article you find to determine if it is appropriate for you to use in your work. Use the following criteria to evaluate your articles.


  • Relevance
  • Timeliness
  • References
  • Reliability
  • Validity
  • Credibility
  • Perspective
  • Purpose
  • Commercialism
  • Intended Audience
  • Sophistication

See the Evaluating Articles Tab for more information.

Open Access Journals

The journals appearing on the linked list are freely accessible to any readers:

Recommended Key Databases

Recommended databases to start searching for journal, magazine or newspapers articles, book reviews, etc.

Other Databases to Consider

How to search

Check for Full Text – When searching for articles in databases, you will often see this button in the list of results. The "Check for Full Text" feature points out how you can get a copy of the article.

This 2-minute video provides a brief demonstration.

Remember to use online search techniques to make your time in the databases more fruitful. Check out these searching tips.

More Info About Periodicals

See More About Periodicals to find out about:

  • What a citation is
  • What an index or database is
  • Finding a specific periodical title at UNH
  • Locating periodicals in Dimond