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1. You would like to find scholarly articles on gender discrimination in the workplace. You should:
Go to a search engine like Google
Look in one of the Libraries' online databases, such as Academic Search Premier
Look in the newspaper
Go to Books-A-Million

2. One thing that scholarly journals usually have that popular magazines don't is:
Articles with short, catchy titles
Regular columns written by staff writers
Articles with bibliographies and references
Lots of advertising

3. All articles are available in full text.

4. You need to find a scholarly article for a paper you are writing. Which of the following is a good place to start?
In Google
At Wal-Mart
In one of the databases listed on the Libraries' Web site

5. Scholarly journals often have a good deal of advertising.

6. Periodicals can be published monthly, weekly or daily.

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