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Stony Brook University

WRT 101: Find Articles & Books

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Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed Articles

Scholarly articles: written by experts, vetted by other experts

Use limiters: Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed or Refereed Articles.

Use Ulrichsweb to determine if a journal is peer-reviewed or refereed!

Best Bets: Databases that contain journal articles in many different subject areas

Some Different Types of Databases



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Catalog Quick Search

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Main Stacks Location Guide

Call Number Floor
A - E 2nd floor
F - N 3rd floor
P 4th floor
Q - Z 3rd floor

Subject Headings

Subject Headings 

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On the library catalog basic search page use the drop down menu to change the search from Keyword to Subject Keywords.

You can also use subject searches when searching for articles in databases.

Examples of subject headings for finding writing guides:

Academic writing
Business writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Legal composition
Mathematics -- Authorship
Technical writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Television authorship

Interlibrary Loan

Get books, articles, and more from other libraries.