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ENGL 100 Huynh: Articles

.Accessing Databases

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

1. Select the Articles tab.

2. Click on the database name you want to access from the Browse Databases From A-Z pull down menu.

If you are off campus, you will need to log in with your library card number and pin (last for digits of your phone number). If you cannot remember your pin, please contact the circulation desk. No library card? Click here for more information.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context

CQ Researcher

Statista

JSTOR

Gale Powersearch

Academic Search Complete

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.

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 Journal with Scholarly Articles Example of a Magazine with Popular Articles

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