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

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

3. An abstract:
Can help you understand the scope of article
All of the answers
Can help you determine if an article is popular or scholarly in nature
Can help you determine if an article is really related to your topic
Is a quick summary of an article

4. Scholarly Journals are usually:
peer-reviewed or refereed
published daily
include lots of personal opinions
sold at Books-A-Million

5. Popular magazines are often targeted toward a general audience.

6. Time and Newsweek are examples of scholarly journals.

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