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Assignment | Chemistry Essay (Mayadunne): Scholarly Sources

Fall 2018 | CHEM 1411 | Professor Mayadunne

Scholarly: Types of Articles

There are two main types of scholarly articles you'll come across in the databases: literature reviews and empirical studies. Both may be scholarly, peer-reviewed sources, but empirical studies are primary sources that report on the results of a study.

Suggested Databases for Chemistry

How to Read a Scholarly Research Article

Accessing the Databases

Access 100+ databases organized by subject area from the Research Databases page. Also try our dynamic, sortable database list!

Student ID BadgeTo access the databases locked icon (same icon that displays by the LSC-limited access resources) from off-campus, you must provide the 14-digit library barcode.

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How to Navigate to the Databases


Tutorial: Reading Scholarly Articles