Primary Source Research Articles
In the scineces, a primary source is the original publication of new data, research or theories. Examples include: experimental studies, clinical trials, opinion surveys
Typically, primary research articles are published in peer-reviewed journal articles with standardized sections, including
- Literature Review
- description of Methods
- tables of Data
- summary of Results or formal Conclusion.
Need help deciding if an article is published in a peer-reviewed journal? Use this table of characteristics to help you decide.
Online Reference Books
Journals @ UWSP
To find out if the library has access to a specific journal (print or online), use:
Search@UW (articles, books, and more)
Finding Articles Using Individual Databases
Below is a selection of subject databases you can search individually.