Need help figuring out what these types of articles are? See the Research Tutorials tab.
Many databases provide filters to limit your results to only scholarly articles. These filters may be refered to as Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed or Refereed Articles. Instructors at the university are often expecting you to use these types of resources for your assignments.
A Google tool that limits your search to scholarly, academic or peer-reviewed articles.
For maximum benefit when off-campus:
Note: Google Scholar does NOT search all our databases.
Databases listed in approximate order of usefulness.
The Library has over 300 databases. From the Library Homepage, click on Databases A-Z
You can search for databases two ways:
Searching Multiple Databases Search numerous databases from various vendors at the same time.
Use the ARTICLES search box on the library homepage for 10 large, general databases.
Alerts: Many databases allow you to create alerts. You will need to set up an account.
Library Administration: 631.632.7100
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