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Identifying Journal Articles

This is a helpful tool to help you recognize what a journal (or scholarly) article looks like.

Database & Journal FAQs

​Database and Journal FAQs

  1. What is a journal? [Answer]
  2. Why should I use journals instead of websites? [Answer]
  3. Where do I find journals? [Answer]
  4. What is a library database? [Answer]
  5. How can I find journal articles on my topic? [Answer]
  6. What does ‘peer-reviewed’ mean? [Answer]
  7. What does ‘evidence-based’ mean? [Answer]
  8. Are there good sources of information other than journal articles? [Answer]