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Olympics: Articles

Use this guide to conduct research on the Olympics.

Search terms to use

For general topics


   Olympic Games

For specific topic

   City Olympics example:  (Atlanta Olympics)

   Date Olympics example:  (1982 Olympics)

   Country Olympic team example: (United States Olympic team)

   Name of Sports examples:


      track and field

   Person examples:

      first name last name  as in: Carl Lewis

     OR  last name, first name as in: Lewis, Carl

Index Databases

Articles on the Olympic Games can be found in both popular magazines and scholarly journals.  Use the databases listed below to search for articles on the olympics in general, a specific olympics, or a topic related to the olympics.

Search for a specific magazine or journal




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