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For this assignment, you need to find JOURNALS. The databases can help you do this. Hint - databases often call journals "sources."
Google Scholar provides journal suggestions based on the subject you're interested in.
To see journal suggestions in Google Scholar, click on the Metrics at the top of the Google Scholar search page.
Next, choose the broad disciplinary field - for example, Life Sciences and Earth Sciences. Click Subcategories. Then choose your specific subject interest to see a list of the top journals in your field.
The Impact Factor measure for many journals is available using the Journal Citation Reports (JCR). As you investigate a particular journal, you can also review the summary information for the subject in JCR. Crititcal to know about JCR:
Look for the button to open the full article.
Options for getting to the PDF will open in a new window. Sometimes the link will take you to the journal, not the individual article. Use the citation information for the article to get to the right year, volume and issue of the journal.
If the library doesn't have it, request the article for free from Interlibrary Loan: https://library.oregonstate.edu/ill
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