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Finding Scholarly Sources
Academic writing requires research utilizing credible information that is authoritative, unbiased, accurate and current. LSC databases contain collections of newspaper, magazines and journal articles for this purpose. The journal articles contain scholarly content. All of the articles meet credibility criteria. Below is a customized selection for this assignment.
Complete historical full text of all issues of peer-reviewed journals in a wide range of humanities and social science fields.
Academic Search Complete
Multi-disciplinary database; full text of articles from over 5,300 journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
Full-text, balanced, comprehensive journalistic reports and analysis of current and controversial issues of the day.
Military & Government Collection
Full-text journal articles and magazines on military and political topics, plus books, reports, government documents, etc.
* Below is a video demonstration on finding articles within this journal
The .gov domain is exclusive to US government agencies. To locate government publications through Google, just add
site:.gov to your search terms, as in the example below.
You can also search specific domains, e.g.
site:congress.gov. Try it below.