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Find Scholarly journal articles
Your assignment requires 4-6 sources that are scholarly, in-depth, published sources.
To find Scholarly journal articles, use the left column of your page of results. See the image below.
Checkmark the box for Scholarly Journals (peer reviewed).
Don't uncheck any boxes. Leave them alone.
You are ready to do targeted searching.
Use this model:
If you'd like to review how to email items to yourself, see the boxes below.
Review items--to see if they support your thesis
You have seen the following instructions before, but they may be a helpful reminder on how to review items and email them to yourself with citations.
1. Read the titles of the first ten items.
When you find a good title, click it.
The full description of the item opens.
Below is a sample scholarly journal article:
2. Review the
Title, Subject Terms, and Abstract.
Could this article help support your thesis?
If so, see the directions below to see the full text and to email it to yourself.
If not, try another item record OR try a different search. For example, instead or
"working conditions" try burnout in its place.
Now use the directions below.
Open the full text of an article
You will find a link to the full text of the article to the left of the title.
In this case, it is in
PDF format. Sometimes it is in HTML format. In either case,
just click the link.
Now see the directions in the box below this one.
Email the article to yourself, with an MLA citation
When you click a PDF, this is what you get. You can scroll through the entire article.
IMPORTANT: Email the article to yourself!
Click the Email icon at right. It looks like an envelope.
Type in your email address
Type in a customized
Subject line. This is what you will see in your email inbox. Help yourself out: make it specific! The email will contain...
An MLA style citation (at the top). You can copy and paste into your Works Cited list. (You need to proofread it first)
The full text article (PDFs will be attachments).
For more on MLA citations, see the Write & Cite tab in this guide.
Ok. Open MegaSearch --in Advanced mode
Use this model: