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Use this page to find research resources for your class.
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Find Empirical Articles (peer-reviewed)
Scholarly or peer-reviewed journal articles contain research of experts in a field. They are often very specific, complex, and include substantial bibliographies.


MEDLINE/PubMed Unrestricted Resource
PubMed contains citations to articles in MEDLINE and other sources. Selected full text articles available. Click the Find Full Text button with the Normandale logo to see if the full text of the article is available in another database.

PsycARTICLES Restricted Resource
PsycARTICLES logoProvides full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association and its affiliated associations.

 
Find Articles (magazines & peer-reviewed)
Academic Search Premier Restricted Resource
Academic Search PremierAcademic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database designed specifically for academic institutions. It includes articles from academic journals, popular magazines, and major newspapers.

Academic OneFile (Gale) Restricted Resource
Academic OneFile (Gale)Academic OneFile offers sources on a wide range of topics from scholarly journals and magazines and newspapers.

JSTOR Restricted Resource
JSTOR contains hundreds of scholarly journals from all disciplines. Full text coverage varies by journal.
What do scholarly articles look like?
Scholarly articles have common attributes that are often represented with section headings, which are common sections of a research article, they include, abstract, literature review, methods, summary, conclusion, discussion, bibliography, charts or graphs.

The content will be lengthy and you will not find a lot of color images or advertisements.

Within the text of the article, you will find many citations.

The language is technical and the vocabulary is advanced.
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Use Library Resources Off Campus
Access Databases from Off Campus
In order to access databases and other Library resources from off campus, login with your StarID and password when prompted.  Off-campus access to library databases is only available to current Normandale students, staff, and faculty.
Cite Your Sources (APA)
APA Quick Guide
A guide to APA citation format based on the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual.

APA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL at Purdue)
APA (American Psychological Association) is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.
Cite Your Sources (MLA)
MLA Quick Guide
See MLA citation examples for the most common types of sources (8th edition).

MLA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL at Purdue)
This website offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, and the Works Cited page.


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