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Study Skills - Central Indiana: Library Database Resources

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We at the library want to help you achieve success in your classes by introducing you to resources you can use in school research and in life research.  This guide will answer the questions--

  • What is a database?
  • What databases are available to me?
  • What is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal article?

This is a DATABASE?!?

Scholarly vs Popular Article

THIS is an Academic Database

Examples of Scholarly and Popular Articles

You can find some examples of scholarly vs popular journals here, and below:

Scholarly Journal Articles 

Mind the Gap: The Expectation and Reality of Involved Fatherhood from Fathering: A Journal of Theory, Research, & Practice about Men as Fathers​

When Vaccine Misconceptions Jeopardize Public Health from the Journal of Family Practice

Popular Magazine Articles 

Why Dads Matter from Today's Parent

There's a Shot for That from Discover