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A library guide to help you find resources for literature related topics.

What are Journal Articles?

Journal articles are secondary sources written by experts about a specific research topic. They are shorter than books and published throughout the year in journals (similar to a magazine.) Journals can be scholarly or peer-reviewed.

Library databases provide access to journal articles. If you need help finding articles about a specific research topic, as a librarian for assistance.


Library databases provide online access to literary criticisms, scholarly articles, and full text literary works. Below is a selected list of literature databases. View a complete list of literature databases here.