The best way to find scholarly journal articles is by searching our online Databases.
Once inside the database:
Feel free to experiment by using helpful search features, such as Date Span or Full-Text only!
Although check-marking the Scholarly/Peer-Reviewed selection box will greatly increase your chances of finding such articles, we also strongly suggest you evaluate the article as well; your professors will appreciate it if you do! Typically, "scholarly journal articles" tend to have the following characteristics:
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