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EDUC 101: Foundations of Education: Scholarly Sources

Choosing databases

If you know the name of a specific database, use the Databases tab on the Libraries Home Page.

If you want to find a database that covers a particular subject, look at Find Databases by Subject.

To choose a database, ask: What kind of research materials does it include?  How far back does it go? Is there full text available?  The database descriptions will give you this information.

 

Finding articles

The Articles tab searches across a thousands of journals subscribed to by Duke Libraries and is a good starting point for your research.

Search research databases for scholarly (peer reviewed) articles on a range of topics:

Distinguishing popular & scholarly sources

Locating articles

Found an article? Click on Get it @ Duke to locate the full-text for items you find in the databases. A box will pop up and tell you if the item is available online or in print.

Not available through Duke? Request it (free!) from another library using Interlibrary Loan.