Search these databases to find magazine and journal articles and more. The ones listed are often useful for research for English 102 essays, though many more subject-focused databases are available from the library's Articles page. Most databases are provided by subscription through the University of Idaho Library and many of the articles are available in full text.
Peer-reviewed articles (also know as refereed) go through a process where they are analyzed by experts in a field before publication.
Articles can be scholarly (written and published for an academic audience), yet not go through the peer-review process.Is my Article Peer Reviewed?
1. Check if your journal is peer reviewed
2. If the journal is peer reviewed, then assess the article
While some databases include the full text of articles, others only provide citations. Citations may include the Find It link to help you find full text through other sources.
When an article in a database does not include full text, click on the "Find It" link:
You may be redirected to the article, to the library catalog, or to interlibrary loan.
Below is an example of an article that is available online. Clicking on one of the links after "Full text available at" will take you to the article.
If you have any problems, ask a librarian for help.
Go to the Settings section of GoogleScholar and scroll down to "Library Links". Type "University of Idaho" in the search box, and select both "University of Idaho-U Idaho 360 Link" and "Open WorldCat-Library Search". Scroll down and save changes. This will allow Google Scholar to cross-check some of our subscriptions and give you full-text access with your UI log-in.