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Philosophy: Articles

Accessing Databases

.Accessing Databases

To access any of Cañada Library's Databases, like JSTOR or Gale eBooks, you will need go to the library's homepage:

Click on "Databases," then choose the database you want to search under the dropdown menu
  1. Select the Databases tab.
  2. Click on the database name you want to access from the Browse Databases From A-Z pull down menu and click on the GO button.

    If you are off campus, you will need to log in with your OneLogin (same username and password you use for Canvas).
 
   

What is a Scholarly Article?

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. 

Example of a Journal with Scholarly Articles


Cover of the New Journal of Botany

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.

 Example of a Magazine with Popular Articles

People magazine cover. Jennifer Garner is on it.

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

Keyword Video

Having trouble finding resources? Check out this video from Norwich Library on some useful keyword strategies.

Religion and Philosophy (Gale OneFile)

Academic Search Complete

How to Search Academic Search Complete

JSTOR

How to Search JSTOR

OneSearch

How to Search OneSearch