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DATABASES

*Use your Library Card to Access Databases from Off-Campus*

 

 

 

ARTICLES: DATABASES

Databases include articles from:

  • journals
  • magazines
  • newspapers
  • reports
  • books

...and other sources

 

Cabrillo has more than thirty databasesSome, such as Academic Search Complete, are general and cover all subjects.  Others, such as Literature Resource Center, cover specific subjects.

 

To research a specific subject, use a subject-specific database, such as American History & Life

To research a topic across many different subjects, try using SuperSearch.  SuperSearch can also be useful for finding sources on obscure topics


 

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.

 

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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

 

ANATOMY OF A SCHOLARLY ARTICLE

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