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Why Use Journal Articles for Claim of Fact Essays?
Statistics, surveys and studies out of academic journals (written by experts in the field) are an excellent place for look for factual and evidence-based information. Since these articles are written and reviewed by specialists, researchers and/or professionals in the field, think of them like "expert testimony" to help support your points in an essay.
Academic Search Complete
Full-text access to articles out of academic journals as well as general interest magazines with excellent coverage in a wide variety of disciplines.
See our full A-Z list for more discipline-specific academic journal resources (business, communication, psychology, and more)!
Claim of Fact-Research Tips
Statistics, surveys and evidence-based studies are a good set of resources to help to support the factual nature of a claim. Try some of the following sources for that sort of evidence to supplement your background and current research resources:
Series of reports on current and controversial issues originally designed to provide background information on a topic for journalists. Good resource for a quick and thorough overview of a topic. Reports also include a chronology/timeline which can be valuable resource for a quick historical overview of an issue.
Extensive list of sample topics on front page leading to gateways of full-text resources including: book chapters, viewpoint essays, news, magazine and academic journal articles as well as some statistical data.
Statistical Data by Subject-Websites
Page compiled by the Chaffey librarians with links to websites with public opinion surveys, economic/public health/criminal justice data, and more.
Library Hours & Contact
Chaffey College Library Holiday Closures:
Spring 2021 (January 11 - May 12)
Friday, February 12, 2021, Lincoln Holiday
Monday, February 15, 2021, Washington Holiday
Monday-Sunday, March 15-21, 2021, Spring Break (Library Closed)
Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Faculty Lecture (Librarians not available)
See the Chaffey College Academic Calendar for additional information
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