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HUM 2220 Hum Greek/Roman (Wilson): In Depth Research

In-Depth Research

For more in-depth research on the Iliad or Aeneid, use books and ebooks OR scholarly articles from the databases listed below.

What's a scholarly article? These are articles that appear in academic journals (also called peer-reviewed, refereed, or scholarly journals). Scholarly articles are original research or analysis of a literary work.


Characteristics of a Scholarly Article from an Academic Journal

  • authors are experts and their credentials and affiliation are given
  • lots of citations
  • language is more technical and scholarly
  • articles tend to be long
  • articles are reviewed by other experts before publication (peer-review)



Scholarly vs. Popular Articles

Books and eBooks

Search the library catalog for print books and electronic books on your topic.

When searching the catalog, be sure to limit to West Campus and books or eBooks before you search.

Databases for Scholarly Articles

Google Scholar

Set up Google Scholar to show articles in Valencia databases:

  • Click on Settings.
  • Click on Library Links.
  • Search for Valencia College.
  • Check off box next to Valencia College.

After doing a search, look at the right hand side of the results screen.

Articles that say Find Text via LINCCWeb come from the Valencia databases.


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