What type of information can I find in scholarly articles?
Scholarly articles have a very focused topic and try to answer research question(s) set by the authors. Peer-reviewed articles are scholarly articles that are evaluated by other experts in the field.
Finding Scholarly Articles
The easiest way to find scholarly articles on most topics is to search in OneSearch. OneSearch searches nearly half of our databases at one time. You can also search in specific databases. The databases listed after the OneSearch box are databases that have geography information.
- Academic OneFile (Gale) This link opens in a new windowProvides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.Gale
- Academic Search CompleteProvides full text for nearly 5,318 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, biological & ecological sciences, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. EBSCO
- JSTOR This link opens in a new windowThe JSTOR database contains the complete archives of core scholarly journals, starting with the very first issues, many of which date from the 1800's. JSTOR/Library Subscription/ collection consists of journals in the liberal arts, business, and health. JSTOR
- National Geographic Archive This link opens in a new windowMagazine Archive 1888-1994
- National Geographic Kids This link opens in a new windowExplore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for children aged 6–14. Gale