English 122:
How is the Writer Writing?
Patricia Bender
and Roberta Tipton
Introduction
Skills
Myths
Three Ways
Interviews

Finding Interviews with Authors:
Sample Searches

IRIS (Rutgers Online Catalog)

Go to    ADVANCED SEARCH 

author$ OR writer$ -- words anywhere
interview$ -- subject


Academic Search Premier (Ebscohost)

authors interviews

      or

Updike, John in PE (People) AND interview


Humanities Abstracts

authorship AND interview:

      or

Updike, John AND interview:


MLA International Bibliography

Updike, John in SU (All Subjects) AND interview


Lexis-Nexis Academic

Guided News Search

General News

Major Papers (or Magazines and Journals)

John Updike -- Headline and Lead Paragraph

AND Interview*

All Available Dates

(Use the precise name of an author in Lexis-Nexis because a general search will give you too much irrelevant stuff.)


ProQuest Historical Newspapers -- The New York Times

Advanced Search

John Updike (Article Title in drop box)


Newspapers Database -- New Jersey

author AND interview


Factiva

Use with caution for these subjects!! This is a huge archive with a business emphasis, but also lots of regional and international newspapers.

Free text search: author AND interview


Ethnic Newswatch

"Toni Morrison"

    As a researcher, I have learned to be patient...Is the topic too large? Is it too narrow? Will I find enough information? These are some of the questions every researcher and writer encounters...
Lynette P.
http://newarkwww.rutgers.edu/guides/interviews.htm
This page was last updated 4 September 2007.
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