Use these resources to find scholarly sources, primary sources, and newspaper articles about your topic.
Finding scholarly articles is one thing, figuring out if they are right for your research project is another. What should you look for if you are trying to determine if you might use a scholarly article for you research?
Title: This will give you the first indication of how the article relates to your topic.
Author(s): Who are the authors? What qualifications do they have on this topic? Have they written about this topic elsewhere?
Source: What journal is this coming from? Does the journal have a peer review process?
Abstract: This is a great snapshot of the entire article. What questions or problems does this research address? Where does this research fit within the existing scholarly conversation? How does this research relate to your topic?