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Places to Look for Scholarly Research

Searching Academic Databases

  1. The first place to look is Academic Search Complete
  2. The second place to look is a subject based research guide
  3. 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
  4. Finally, The main library search box

Other Tools

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.

Information Needed for Annotated Bibliography

  1. A brief summary of the article

  2. Why is this a good article for your research question/thesis statement

  3. Does this article provide similar ideas as the other article(s) you have found? If so, does the information agree or disagree with the other article(s)? Explain: