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What Kind of Article Do I Need?: In the Library

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In the Library

You can find peer reviewed, scholarly, trade publication, newspaper and magazine articles in the CSU Library by clicking into any of the databases linked under the Databases box.

If you are looking for peer reviewed articles, remember to check the Peer Reviewed (sometimes called scholarly) box on the Advanced Search page. 

Figure 1 - Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals box in Academic Search Complete

In most databases on both the Advanced Search page and the Results page there is a place to limit by article type or source type as it is sometimes called.

Figure 2 - Your Results in Academic OneFile