An index (e.g., article database) will enable you to identify articles published in periodicals and/or newspapers. For the most wide-ranging picture of how your topic was covered in the periodical press, you will want to make use of both multidisciplinary and subject indexes in conjunction with one another.
To find subject-specific article databases and other electronic sources, go to Research Databases. Use the pull-down "All Subjects" list and select the subject you need. Here are just a few of the article databases you will see in the subject list:
For these databases, the truncation (aka wildcard) symbol is *
When searching for articles using UVM article databases, watch for this icon:
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