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An RSS feed from a popular scholarly database. The CQ Researcher provides overviews of timely topics. To view the full-text of these articles, you will need to log-in to your library's database.
provide direct or firsthand evidence of an event or person | creative sources can be primary sources | historical documents | legal documents | statistics | interviews | video recordings | audio recordings | photographs | correspondence including emails and letters
provide a summary, analysis, evaluation, or opinion about primary sources | journal articles | literary criticism | books | films and documentaries
Use IRSC's ONLINE DATABASES to find scholarly and peer-reviewed articles on your topic. The databases also contain books and many interesting articles from major newspapers and other well known publications.
The databases gather the best information for your research, so you don't have to sift through the myriad of resources available on the Web.
Here are suggested databases for your research.
The following databases are located under the News and Current Events subject heading in the database list after you log in.
Scholarly articles are:
in-depth | written by experts | validated with technical language, abstracts, literature reviews, methodologies, tables, graphs, and conclusions | reviewed by experts | given a bibliography
Popular articles are:
brief overviews of topics | written by journalists | easily read by most people | illustrated with colorful photographs or pictures | reviewed by editors | not given a bibliography