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Gateway to Media

A guide to resources that are especially helpful to students in the SOJC's Gateway to Media series of classes.

Finding Articles in Academic Journals

Academic journals have the following characteristics: they are text-heavy, with few photographs or advertisements; they often have the word "Journal" or "Review" or "Research" in the title of the publication; the articles are based on research methodology; the articles usually end with an extensive bibliography or list of references; and the articles have often been peer-reviewed first before they are published.

Here are some databases that will be useful for finding articles in academic journals:

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