Use research databases to search for articles. Most databases allow you to limit to scholarly or peer reviewed articles. Some databases will return full text articles, and abstracts or summaries of articles.
Use the GET ARTICLE or LINK TO FULL TEXT link to see if an article is available in another database. If an article is unavailable through Monmouth University Library it may be requested through
Subscription databases are available to Monmouth University students, faculty and staff. For remote log in, use your university username and password.
View the entire list of MU databases here:
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Use the Journal Locator to search for or within a journal or periodical.
Enter the title of the periodical, such as American Historical Review, College English, or the Wall Street Journal. The Locator will let you know if MU has access to the title.
Use these databases to search for journal artilces. Be sure to limit your results to scholarly, peer-reviewed articles.
For background information or basics facts, try these alternatives to Wikipedia.
Scholarly (or peer-reviewed) articles report on new research. They are published in discipline-specific academic journals in order to make such information available to other scholars and academics. Here are some characteristics.