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1. Periodicals can be published:
All of the answers

2. You find an article that you need, but the UA Libraries don't have it. You should:
Just forget about it. You don't need it that badly
Go to the bookstore and buy it
Ask around until you find someone who has a copy
Order it through Interlibrary Loan

3. Some databases are only available in paper form.

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

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

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

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