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Online Library Student Resources

Resources available remotely from the GWC Library.

Choosing a Database

Library databases provide you with 24/7 access to materials such as magazine, journal and newspaper articles, to name a few.

To help you identify the most appropriate database for your research topic:

Video: From Idea to Library

Not sure what a database is and why they are important?

Watch this short video!

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article

What does a peer-reviewed article look like? 

NCSU Libraries has put together an interactive anatomy that describes the main sections and characteristics of peer-reviewed articles. Click the image, and then click the parts of the article to read each description.

Be careful, because even when you know a journal is peer-reviewed, not all of the articles within it are. Some may be book reviews, obituaries, editorials, or news items. Recognizing what a peer-reviewed article looks like is helpful in finding the absolute best scholarly information for your own research.

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article  NCSU Libraries

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