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L. Tetzloff - Guide to Library Resources & Research Help


Welcome! This guide will help you locate books and articles related to leadership and campus issues/problems.

Different Categories of Articles

Is my article from a scholarly (peer-reviewed) journal, a trade publication, magazine, or newspaper? This handout explains:

What is a Peer-Reviewed Article?

Characteristics of peer-reviewed articles:

- Based on original research.

- Written by an expert: professor, researcher, scholar, scientist.

- Length: usually at least 5 pages. Sometimes upwards of 20 pages.

- Always cites sources. Look for a list of sources at the end of the article, or footnotes at the bottom of each page.

- Scholarly journal articles are often called: peer-reviewed, academic, refereed.

- NOT a magazine article or newspaper article.

Library Databases - Search for Articles

Try searching the following library databases for articles. For a specialized list of databases, visit our Search by Subject page.

Library Databases Tip: Find-It Button

Library Tip: When searching in a database, if you do not see a link to the copy of an article, click on the Find-It button. This will search our resources to locate an online copy.

If no online copy is available, you will be directed to our interlibrary loan page where you can place a request for the article.

From Our Bookshelves

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