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Engl 1A - College Composition

Finding academic, scholarly, and peer-reviewed journal articles: how-to videos

  1. Login to  Academic Search Premier

  2. Select  choose databasesto search multiple online databases
  3. Try a broad search first such as: pactice search

  4. Scroll to Limit your results

  • Confirm that full text is selected

  • Confirm that "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals" is selected

  • Limit the date, if desired, to more current articles


5. Select an article that interests you. For example:

Article example

  1. Click on the journal title to get more information.

  2. When you are on this page, also take note that the Peer Reviewed field states "yes," and if you continue to scroll down you can see that the Publication Type is "Journal Articles; Reports - Research." Other credible publication types include "Academic Journal."