These databases will help you locate full text journal, magazine, and newspaper articles that are not freely available on the Internet.
Shows how to save, email, print, get the MLA citation for an article, read full-text of an article, and find other useful words to help you search in the databases.
|POPULAR MAGAZINES||SCHOLARLY JOURNALS|
|Its purpose is to inform or entertain||Its aim is to report on scholarly research|
|Articles typically short in length||Longer articles with in-depth analysis|
|Written by a reporter, journalist, or staff writer||Written by a scholarly expert or specialist (credentials provided)|
|Articles are reviewed by editorial staff||Articles are peer-reviewed & critically evaluated by scholars|
|Little or no references are included as support||Sources are always cited in a formal bibliography|
|Slick & attractive in appearance with advertisements & glossy photos||Very structured format: abstract, methodology, literature review, results, conclusion. No frills.|
|Examples: People, National Geographic, Reader's Digest||Examples: Young Children, New England Journal of Medicine, Harvard Business Review|