Your assignment is to find a journal article.
"Now what do I do?"
First, determine what types of articles and sources are required for your research.
Has your professor specified:
Your assignment is to find scholarly journals. This PowerPoint presenation will help answer your questions about whether an article is scholarly or from a trade publication.
Need a peer-reviewed article from a scholarly, academic journal?
Try starting out in the Browse by Discipline Section of Gale Academic One File. You can choose field of interest, select a narrow subject area, and then limit your search to Peer-reviewed journals.
Note the Refine Results menu on the side of the page. Here you can limit your results to Full-Text and Scholarly or Peer-Reviewed Journals, as well as setting a range for the Publication Date (e.g.: 2010 to 2016).