If OneSearch does not have the article you need, click into the record to view your access options. You may need to request via Interlibrary Loan in order to get the article you need (this is a fast, free service). Within databases, click on Find Full Text to potentially get the full text or access the Interlibrary Loan form.
In addition to OneSearch, check out the following databases if you are getting started with research. You can also look at subject specific databases for the sciences through our A-Z database list!
Figuring out whether or not an article is scholarly/academic or popular can be tricky. Here are some clues to help you out.
Clues that is might be scholarly:
Clues that it might be academic, but not scholarly:
Clues that it might be popular:
|Scholarly||Not Scholarly||Credible, but not Scholarly|
|Journal of Environmental Science||National Geographic,
New York Times
|University websites (.edu)|
|Ecology Journal||CNN, Fox News, PNJ||Government Agencies (.gov)|
|Nature Research||Forbes||Professional Organization websites
Still not sure? Ask a librarian for help!