What is a Scholarly Article?
Author has demonstrated expertise and academic credentials.
Published by a university press or academic organization.
Evidence is backed up with footnotes, references, and/or bibliographies.
Reviewed by peers for accuracy and research validity before publication.
Written for scholars, researchers, students.
What is an Empirical Article?
Report on the author's original data
Original analysis of existing statistical data
If the article is not available in full-text within the database click the icon (available in many of the database) to help you retrieve the full-text article. Another window will open to UMD Library Catalog.
After clicking the UMD Find It icon, if the article is not available online or in the library, UMD Library Catalog will say "Check availability":
If you need assistance contact a librarian.
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