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GU-Q INAF 100-75 Proseminar - Language and Identity

Finding Articles - Introduction to Library Databases

Where to Start?

Important Concept - Authority

Question: why don't we just go to Google?

Answer: because we want information from proven experts not amateurs.

Note: the phrase peer-reviewed journal articles is important. It means that a journal article has gone through a rigorous review process by scholars in their field of study. You want to avoid articles that are not peer-reviewed, like popular magazines and many online sources (e.g. blogs, message boards, personal websites, etc.)


Multidisciplinary full-text research database
Other databases with a focus on linguistics