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PASS: Preparing for Achievement in Sports Science: Exercise: Article Identification

Article Identification

Using recreation or sports as a primary search term paired with another related topic of personal interest to find a scholarly/peer-reviewed article.  Answer the questions below and be prepared to comment on your article choice.

Availability: How can you get access to your article? Is it full text? Will you need to ILL request it?

Quality: Is the article peer-reviewed? Is the author reputable? Are trade publications appropriate to use in your research?

Use: How would you use the article in your research? Can you locate additional resources using your article?

Attribution: Jot down the citation information for your article and prepare to make a citation for it once using APA formatting.

Locating Publications

The Library's article discovery service Full Text Finder makes it easy to locate journals and full-text articles. Publications are often available in multiple databases. For a specific article within a journal, choose the database with the correct coverage period for the volume and issue needed.  Note: Journals listed with full text delay or an embargo date (i.e Full Text Delay: 1 year) means you can only access articles prior to 1 year from the date of your search.