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ISB 202 (Vergara): Articles & Books

Popular, Scholarly, or Trade?

Learn the difference between three major types of articles. Get tips for using each type.

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Books and Articles

You can find books and all types of articles, including original scientific research (scholarly) articles as well as magazine and newspaper (popular) articles by using SearchPlus, below. After you search, you can refine your results by using "Book / ebook," "Scholarly and peer-review" or "Journal," "Magazine," or "Newspaper Article."


Article Searching

Can't find what you need in SearchPlus? Here are some good places to continue searching for articles:

More Article Help

Need more help finding articles, finding full text of articles, or want more search suggestions? Ask a Librarian, or explore these further options:

More Help with Books

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