Research can be daunting, but knowing where to go and how to search can save you time and energy. Start by asking yourself a few questions:
Below is the featured database, Writer's Reference Center, to help you with your research and writing. (See the next page to log in to the library).
TIPS: Scholarly sources are those produced and reviewed by people with recognized expertise in a particular field of study. Scholarly articles are found in scholarly journals - sometimes called peer-reviewed journals. SCF subscribes to databases that provide these academic resources.
To find a scholarly article in a database you can often check a box that limits your search to peer-reviewed journals. This box is sometimes found on a Basic Search, but almost always on an Advanced Search in a database.
Ways to identify an online scholarly or peer-reviewed article:
To learn more about the difference between scholarly and popular articles, check out the links below.