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REACH: Finding Articles

Current Topics/Social Issues Databases

Newspapers

Scholarly Articles?

  • Also called peer-reviewed or academic
  • Reports on original research
  • Has a bibliography (list of references)
  • Indicates author affiliation
  • Reviewed by peers

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Research Databases for Scholarly Articles

Use these sources to research literary criticism, author biographies, or to study the themes of particular works. 

90 seconds on Scholarly Articles

Learn quick visual tips for identifying the difference between a scholarly and popular article.  [Created by Wayne State University Libraries.]