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a stack of scholarly journals on a table, including the Journal of Interactive MarketingAlso known as "Scholarly Articles," "Peer-Reviewed Articles," or "Academic Articles" or "Research Articles," these are

  • Written and reviewed by scholars and provide new research, analysis, or information about a specific topic.
    • "Peer review" means the article is approved by other experts before publication
  • Usually focused on a narrow subject or a single case study
  • Intended for an academic audience

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Books on a shelf and a person reading on a kindle Unlike journal articles, books:

  • Are written on a broader, general subject
  • May contain a collection of related chapters by different authors
  • Contain less recent information

You may only need to read one chapter of a scholarly book! Find relevant information quickly by reviewing chapter titles or checking the index (back of the book). 

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News and magazines: 

  • Provide information on popular topics
  • Are usually short and written for a wide audience
  • Often has glossy pictures and/or advertisements

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Dictionaries are physical or electronic books listing the words of a language providing their meaning, equivalent words, and information about pronunciation, origin, and usage. 

Online Resources 

Library Resources 

Many physical dictionaries are available in the library. Check OneSearch or peruse the PC4640 section on the fourth floor.