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When searching for a scholarly article, you want to use a library tool that offers scholarly content. Examples of general tools like this include:

Some subject focused tools that contain scholarly content are:

When you use these tools, you want to filter your results to scholarly articles. This is typically a checkbox you can find on the left side of the screen. Scholarly articles can go by many names, such as:

  • peer-reviewed
  • scholarly
  • refereed
  • academic

Checking that box will limit the articles to that type of content. 

  • Last Updated:Last Updated: Dec 10, 2020
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  • Answered By: Lisa Lapointe, she/her