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ANTH& 207: Linguistic Anthropology: Scholarly Journals in Linguistics/Social Sciences

What is a Scholarly Journal Article in the Social Sciences?

How to Find Scholarly Articles

1. Search a Library Database for a scholarly article

TIP: Check the Full Text and Scholarly (Peer-Reviewed) boxes to make sure you get an article that will work for this assignment

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2. Search Google Scholar for an open access journal article

TIP: Not all results will be full-text, but you can get lucky! Look for PDFs linked on the right of the search results

3. Get help deciphering your article

TIP: Journal articles are written by scholars, for scholars. They use difficult, subject-specific language and may need to be read multiple times, using outside tools, to be understood. Don't give up, ask Ashley or Haley for help, and use the resources in the "What is a Scholarly Journal Article in the Social Sciences?" box to help you.