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Countries and Cultures (Dale Mabry): About library databases

About library databases

Besides using Primo, the library catalog, search your topic in smaller, more specific library databases (filter by subject). 

Why use library databases?

A Yavapai College student explains the benefits of using library databases for research.

What are scholarly or peer-reviewed articles?

Many materials you find in college-level research are articles from scholarly journals, often called "peer-reviewed," or "academic." In some instances, your professor will require you to use these types of articles, at least as some of the sources that you cite in your work. The resources below demonstrate the typical appearance, structure, and function of scholarly articles.