You need to have your creative juices flowing. Simply downloading an article would be plagiarism or tantamount to stealing. This is not always exactly the case. Have you ever heard of public domain material? There are articles written by many authors that have declared their works to be public domain, or works on which the copyright has expired. This means anybody can use it for whatever purpose they want. Disney is big on using material on which the copyright has expired and turning it into new copyrighted material - Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, and so on.
While most authors prefer to copyright their work to protect their rights, there are a number who do not mind sharing their work. Public domain articles are not owned by anyone and can be used and abused by everyone. The writers rights have been waived or have expired and may use the material any way you see fit.
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