|Type of Information You Need||Try These Resources|
|Does your topic cover current events?||Newspapers, magazines, Internet|
|Do you need general information on a specific topic, written in a non-specialist style?||
Newspapers, magazines, Internet
|Do you need in-depth information on a specific topic, written for the college student and above by authorities in the field?||Scholarly journals|
|Do you need more detail and/or has the topic been written about for awhile?||Books|
|Do you need an overview, quick facts, statistics on a topic?||Reference books, Internet|
Refereed articles are peer-reviewed articles. When you are searching in OneSearch, you are more likely to find both magazine articles and refereed/peer-reviewed articles in journals (not magazines or conference proceedings). To be absolutely sure if something is refereed, you can use Ulrich's to check if a journal is peer-reviewed/refereed:
Pick a database recommended for your subject from the dropdown menu on the Databases A-Z webpage and then search using keywords.
To locate the full text of an article:
Watch this video to learn how to navigate OneSearch to find materials available through the University Library.