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POL 102 Introduction to Politics (Conflict Management Assignment)

Understanding Databases

Understanding Databases

A library database is a tool to help you find quality information in publications. The library subscribes to many databases.

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Article Databases

Resources good for Question #2 and #3

Allows you to search for articles using keywords for newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals.

Scholarly vs. Popular Articles

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More about Scholarly Journals

This hand out  on scholarly journals  will help you learn more about their content.  The hand out discusses primary versus secondary research and the article types for each (research, literature review, commentary, or book review). The more you know about the content of acaademic journals for research and how to use them the more comfortable you will be when creating a search in the database of your choice to access relevant results.