Once you have chosen a database, brainstorm some search terms and enter them in the search boxes. Some tips:
Peer-reviewed articles may also be referred to as scholarly, academic or refereed articles. These articles generally have the following characteristics:
Before being published, a journal article must first go through a review process to ensure it meets accepted scholarly standards. The article should also contribute significant, original research to the field.
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One of the best ways to find the relevant articles is to look up the references in a few good articles. The video below shows you how to find articles from a bibliography.
Watch The Citation Hunt:
Google Scholar is also a great way to find out how important an article is and to find more articles. If you search for a specific article or by using keywords, you will see that some articles have been cited by others. In the example below, the highlighted article has been cited 570 times (in other words, 570 other articles or authors have used this one in their own article). You can click on the link to look at those 570 articles.
Some more tips on using Google Scholar to find articles: