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Studying English for academic purposes

Finding articles in databases

Databases provide access to articles from magazines, newspapers and scholarly or academic journals. Use these multi-disciplinary databases search for articles for your assignment or research topics.

Evaluating Resources

It is important to be able to evaluate the credibility and reliability of resources you have found for your assignments. The following sites provide information on what criteria is important to look for when evaluating resources:

Google Scholar

When you are searching, always remember to set Google Scholar preferences - this means that you will be able to directly access any articles/journals that the SCU Library has subscribed to.

Google Scholar Search