When doing searches in databases, you should describe your topic using these operators:
Use the Boolean Operators (AND, OR, NOT) to improve your results
Use truncation to improve your results
To order an article, please pay attention to these terms:
Periodical articles (like newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals) will have volume and/or issue numbers and usually a day, month, or season of publication along with the year. Also, they will indicate the page numbers of the article.
Lancaster, Kurt "Neil Gaiman's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream': Shakespeare Integrated into Popular Culture" Journal of American & Comparative Cultures23, no. 3 (2000 Fall): p. 69-77
Newspapers will often include the number of words in the article rather than the number of pages (since many news articles are fairly short). Page numbers will also often include the section (A, B, C, D, etc.) of the paper too (3E in this case).
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN), October 8, 2003, Wednesday, Metro Edition, VARIETY; BOOKS MIDWEEK; Pg. 3E, 680 words, ILLUSTRATED BOOKS; Neil Gaiman brings Morpheus back, Eric Hanson; Staff Writer
TIP: To find this in the catalog, search for Journal of American & Comparative Cultures or Star Tribune) NOT the title of the article.