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Writing and Research: Conducting Research

This guide provides students with information and resources about writing and research.

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Journal Articles

where do online journal articles come from



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Digital Public Library of America 
This resource contains thousands of books, images, videos, and sounds.

Directory of Open Access Books 
This directory features thousands of peer-reviewed books.

Open Textbook Library 
This resource includes hundreds of free textbooks.

Open Access Databases

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This resource archives free, full-text journal articles from the sciences and mathematics.

Directory of Open Access Journals 
This resource allows you to search for journal articles from a wide range of disciplines.

Google Scholar 
Use Google Scholar to search for full-text journal articles.

PubMed hosts full-text journal articles from the medical and health sciences.

How to Read Academic Research

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How to Read a Scholarly Article 
This article breaks down the components of scholarly articles and features tips for reading them.