Return to Finding News on a particular topic

Follow the instructions below for finding news on a particular topic using the Falvey Search Engine. Searches most of Falvey's newspaper databases using one searching tool. 

  1. Go to the library homepage 
  2. Locate the search box at the top of the page. From the drop-down menu, select Articles and More  

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  1. Enter your search terms in the search box 
    1. In this example, we will use the terms congress AND election 
  2. Click the search button or hit enter to begin the search 

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  1. A list of results that match your search will display. 
  2. On the right side of the page, look for the Format heading under Refine Search. Select the option for News.  

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  1. If you only wish to find recent articles or articles within a certain date range, enter a date range under Year of Publication. Then, click Set

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  1. The search results will refresh based on the new filters. You are now only viewing newspaper articles that contain your search terms.  
  2. Use the Find It button in each search result to open each article.
    1. If you are not on-campus at Villanova, you will be asked to sign in with your Villanova credentials to access the articles. 

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