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SPC 4517: Rhetoric of Argument: Find Articles

Research guide for Professor Murray's Spring 2016 course.

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Scholarly Journals vs. Popular Journals

Scholarly journals have articles written by researchers who are considered experts in a field. These journals are also known as "peer-reviewed," "refereed" or "academic" journals.  Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is a scholarly journal. Popular magazines have articles written by writers or journalists. Time or Newsweek are examples of popular journals.

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Why would I use a database?

Databases are great for finding information for your research paper. In the databases, you will find peer-reviewed or scholarly articles for your research.

Databases

Locating Full-Text Articles

Select Find it @ FAU if the article you are looking for does not appear as full text in the database.