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Academic Search Complete Articles from scholarly journals and other periodicals; book reviews.
Comprehensive reporting and analysis of issues in the news.
Gale Virtual Reference Center
Provides excerpts from reference books such as specialized encyclopedias. Useful for general overview of the topic.
Literary Reference Center Plus
Provides book reviews, literary criticism and plot summaries. Information on authors and their works for a broad spectrum of literature.
Scholarly articles from academic journals and other publications in a wide range of disciplines.
Contains full-text journal articles, books and monographs as well as conference papers in the field of sociology.
A source of full-text, peer-reviewed articles in the field of psychology
What is the Difference Between Scholarly & Popular Articles?
Scholarly vs. Popular Articles
||Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Nursing Ethics, Engineering Studies
||Time, Newsweek, Vanity Fair
||In-depth and subject specific, often contains original research
||Provide general information for the public
||Scholar or subject specialist, provides credentials
||Journalist, non-subject specialist paid for content
||Scholars, researchers and students
||Few photos & ads
||More photos & ads
||Peer-reviewed and fact checked by experts in the field
||Reviewed by editorial staff (not subject specialists)
||Generally not listed
Subject Journal Titles
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Database Search Tips
Use Keywords when searching the databases. Getting too many results?
- Make sure your topic isn't too broad, such as "Health"
- Try narrowing your topic by:
- Including a group or population, such as "Children" (A topic on "Health" could become "Childhood Obesity")
- Including a location, such as California
- Limit the date range to the last 5 or 10 years to get up-to-date information
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