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Organizational Leadership Resources: Journal Articles

The sources on this guide are frequently needed by OLS students for library-related projects throughout their course work.

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Databases

The selected business and social science databases listed below are often recommended to their students by OLS instructors when journal articles are required. Some of these databases such as Business Source Premier and  Academic Search Premier include popular magazine and newspaper articles.  Use the limit to scholarly journals filter in these databases, if requested by your instructor. 

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Is Your Article Scholarly or Popular?

University instructors often ask their students to use articles from scholarly journals rather than from popular magazines for their research assignments.  The link below presents a checklist which compares basic characteristics of three types of periodicals, scholarly, trade, and popular to help you identify these publications.