Try these for Background Information
- CQ Researcher - Includes original in-depth analysis of current controversial issues
- Gale Virtual Reference Library - Selected subject encyclopedias & dictionaries
- Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Includes reference materials, commentaries and viewpoints, periodical articles, primary sources, and more
Try these for more in-depth or specific Information
- Academic Search Complete - articles from scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers
- MasterFILE Premier - Magazines & news sources
- Gale Biography In Context - Detailed biographical information
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 include a lot of research and data, and the information in the article is backed up by a list of references. They are published in scholarly, peer-reviewed journals.
|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|