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Searching for Scholarly Articles

It is a very good idea to search for scholarly journal articles in resources provided by the IU Kokomo Library. Many Library periodical databases contain only peer-reviewed or scholarly articles. Other Library databases have search options that allow you to filter your results so you only retrieve scholarly articles, that is, those that come from scholarly journals and not popular magazines.

However, in this information age, you may use a search engine on the Internet to find articles for your research. How can you tell if an article that you find is scholarly or not? Let's see if there are clues to help you.

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