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English and Literature: Articles

Peer-Reviewed (Scholarly) Articles

JSTOR

Academic Search Complete

Literature Resource Center database

LitFinder (Gale)

Academic OneFile (Gale)

Popular (Magazine and Newspaper) Articles

New York Times (NYTimes.com) Cañada - OFF CAMPUS ACCESS

New York Times (NYTimes.com) Cañada - ON CAMPUS ACCESS

Wall Street Journal

Biography in Context database

What is a Scholarly Article?

Scholarly Articles

Popular Articles

Scholarly articles are written by experts in the field and, additionally, reviewed by a panel experts in the field. They tend to include a lot of research and data, and the information in the article is backed up by a list of references.  Popular articles are often written by journalists for a general audience and are not reviewed by experts in the field.  Popular articles rarely include references.

For more detailed information on what a scholarly article looks like, see the excellent tutorial Anatomy of a Scholarly Article.