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Evaluating Popular & Scholarly Articles
Not sure if you have a "popular" or a "scholarly" source? Or maybe just need a refresher? MU Libraries Evaluating Sources can help. Here you will find the basic differences between popular and scholarly articles reviewed.
Full Text & Citation Databases and Where to Find Them
MU online databases can provide references to and full-text articles in a wide range of periodicals from news magazines and newspapers to scholarly and professional journals. Below is a list of citation and full text databases that are recommended for research in your field of study.
To see the complete list of MU Libraries Databases, click on the MU Databases in the Quick Links column on this page.
If you can't find the article that you are looking for in full-text don't be discouraged. There is a link to request the item from another library for sources MU does not own. The link will take you to MU's Information Delivery Services (IDS) where you can log in and place the request.
Remember, if you have questions about choosing or using a database, please consult a librarian.
CQ Researcher is recommended when you need comprehensive, factual, unbiased information on a controversial topic.
Credo is a reference database that is a good starting point for researchers.
This is a powerful database that provides legal information, business and corporate information as well as newspaper articles.
Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference center is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. This can be used as a guide to debating, developing arguments, writing position papers, and developing critical thinking skills.
Statistical database that gives you quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets.
World News Digest
World News Digest brings together and enhances nearly seven decades of news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print.