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Finding Scholarly Articles

Opposing Viewpoints does not always have scholarly sources availalbe, but it can help you find your controversial topic, and from there, you can use Proquest Research Library to find a scholarly article on the topic.

Additional Resources

For additional databases, visit our A-Z Resource List, which has all of our databases listed alphabetically.

You can also browse all of our library guides to find resources for a specific subject area.

Citation Practice

In text citation examples (with annotations)

  • This document contains examples of ways you can use information from a source with comments


Excerpt from a scholarly article.

Similar to the examples found in "In text Citation Examples," wite a sentence (or two) summarizing, paraphrasing, or quoting the excerpt.

Submit your text via this form.

Sample paraphraphs 

  • We will be using these paraphraphs taken from a scholarly article to analyze for different ways they have used source material

As you read the paragraphs, look for:

  • Quotes
  • Paraphrases/Summaries
  • Citations without quotations
  • Citations without the author’s name (because name is mentioned in the text)
  • Citations with one author
  • Citations with two authors
  • Organizational Author
  • Citation that lists multiple sources
  • Brackets and ellipses – you can make the text work for you.
  • Commentary from the article author/authorial assertions

How well do you think the author used evidence to support their argument?

Bad Citations

This document contains flawed citations.

To check to see if you found them all, look at the key.

Subject Guide

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