Distinguishing between sources when you're searching in Search@UW or the databases can be trickier than when you're looking at a print or web version. Limiters can help, but here are some tips to help you determine the type of source you're viewing. Keep in mind the examples below do not reflect the variety of database interfaces available.
Is it a newspaper?
What to look for:
low word count
section named (e.g, National Desk) and/or newspaper pagination listed (e.g., section + page = A12)
recognizable/well-known publication (e.g., New York Times, Wall Street Journal, etc.) OR use Google to confirm whether the source you're looking at is a newspaper.
When viewing in Search@UW:
When viewing in a database, such as Nexis Uni:
If you're not sure what you're looking at, try a Google search for the source's name: