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Places to Look for Scholarly Research

  1. The first place to look is Academic Search Complete 
  2. Proquest Central Database:
    • Filter by Scholarly
    • Choose last 5 years
  3. The second place to look is Roosevelt library subject-related database:
    • Filter by Scholarly
    • Choose last 5 years
  4. The third place to look is General Library Search Tool
    • Use Advanced Search
    • Filter by Scholarly & last 5 years
    • Use other filters
      1. Journal Articles
      2. Subject Terms

Google Scholar Search

Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the Web. A drawback is that not all articles are free.

Open Access Journals on the Web

Directory of Open Access Journals: Search scholarly journals by title or topic.

Find Articles: Search 10-million-plus articles from "leading academic, industry and general-interest publications."

Free Medical Journals: Medical journals that are free now and those that are free 1-6 months after publication. You may browse by title or by specialty area.

High Wire Press: Hosted by Stanford University Libraries, HighWire Press provides more than 1.3 million full-text, peer-reviewed articles from 900-plus journals.

Public Library of Science: The Public Library of Science is an excellent open-access site for biological and medical research articles.

Scholarly Article Databases