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Understanding Scholarly Articles
Use the resources on this page to better understand these foundational concepts:
Next, click the down arrow on the top tab to begin searching for scholarly articles.
Anatomy of a Scholarly Article
Typical features of a scholarly article
||Written by subject experts who have academic affiliations
||Always have a list of cited works
||No set rule, but usually at least 8 pages and include technical diagrams, charts, or graphs
Where Do I Find Scholarly Articles?
Can I search using Google?
- Although it is possible to find some scholarly articles on the Internet, most scholarly articles are not freely available to the public.
- Libraries subscribe to many Databases that contain scholarly articles and allow you to limit your search results to Scholarly (Peer-Reviewed) Journals.
Where can I find Library Databases?
These journals are important sources in the field and are available through Adler's library. You can search within each journal using the links below.
How to Read a Research Article