Answered By: Stella Beratlis
Last Updated: Dec 03, 2019     Views: 16

All of the resources mentioned below are available from the Articles & Databases link located at MJC Library and Learning Center.

Start by using Gale eBooks, which contains specialized encyclopedias and reference books. These are considered academic sources. Pro-tip: do background reading before you attempt to find peer-reviewed research. 

As you do your background reading, compile a list of keywords to use for further research, which you'll use when searching the larger articles databases.  

When your instructor wants you to use peer-review scholarly/academic articles (which are a type of academic source), try the following databases--but only after you've done some background research first: 

Be sure to select the checkbox for "peer-reviewed" in the search limiter options.