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Databases

Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context Background on controversial issues
CQ Researcher Reports on public policy issues
Academic Search Complete Scholarly journals, magazines, & newspaper
CREDO reference Subject encyclopedias & dictionaries

 

Websites

Pew Internet & American Life Project Information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America from a nonpartisan, nonprofit "fact tank"
Public Policy Institute of California

Information on public policy issues in California based in independent, objective, nonpartisan research, including an annual survey of Californians on Education and reports on the Impact of Budget Cuts on Community Colleges

 

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What is an 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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