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SLS 1501 - Strategies for Success in College

Best Bets for Locating Scholarly Articles

For many of your assignments, your professors will be asking you to locate articles from scholarly, peer-reviewed journals. Here are a few places to begin your search.

Using ERIC to find scholarly, peer-reviewed articles

ERIC indexes a variety of types of sources, including many educational documents. To ensure that you locate only scholarly, peer-reviewed articles from the last ten years, be sure to enter a date range, click the "Scholarly-Peer Reviewed" box, and select "Journal Article (EJ)" in the "Journal or Document" box.

Tips on How to Select & Read a Research Article

Need a little help figuring out how to find a relevant article and understand the different parts of that article? Check out this "Structure of a Research Article" video below.