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PSY 100: General Psychology

Scholarly vs. Popular Articles

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Wikipedia can be very useful for giving an introduction to or an overview of a topic, helping to develop keywords for use in your research using library databases, and can even point you towards other sources (check the references listed at the bottom of the article) but many scholars don't consider Wikipedia a credible source for their own or their students' research. The following video explains why:

Database Searching Tips

Use the databases below to help you find articles. 

This guide, created by MIT Libraries, has all kinds of great advice on searching in databases. Check it out here.

Having trouble finding things? Contact library@guilford.edu.

Library Databases

The following databases will help you find articles.

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