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Information and Computer Science: Finding Articles
Explore library resources related to information and computer science research.
Other Databases Related to Computer Science and IT
Science Reference CenterDesigned to meet the needs of student researchers, this database contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.
Business Source PremierProvides full-text to more than 2,300 business-related journals. Iincludes industry & market research reports and country reports.
Peer-reviewed journals (also called "scholarly" or "academic" journals) contain original research articles within a specific subject area.
Peer-reviewed journal articles -- like this PDF example from Pirate Search -- are typically 10-40 pages in length, are reviewed by other subject experts before begin published, and share many or all of these qualities:
List authors' names, email addresses, and affiliations (e.g. Park University)
Use section headers throughout the article (these header labels may vary somewhat):
Results or Discussion
Cite references to other quality sources
NOTE: Some peer-reviewed journals will publish literature reviews, book reviews, and opinion essays. However, these should not be confused for original research articles! If you're unsure whether you've found an original research article, please contact a librarian for assistance!