Materials and Minerals: Finding articles and papers

Some key databases

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Use databases to search for ...

  • journal articles
  • book chapters
  • conference papers
  • research reports
  • theses

Start by searching some of the following:

Need to find scholarly works?

It is important to evaluate the articles/papers you find to make sure they are of a high quality. Sometimes you will be asked to use peer reviewed journal articles. See the following video and brief "How to" guide for help.

Some key journals

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If you know the name of the journal, enter it in the Library CatalogueJournal articles are a useful resource as they:

  • present current research
  • may be from peer reviewed (refereed) journals
  • provide highly focused information
  • may be required for some assignments

You can also use our journal database to directly search through our journal list. Here is a list of some of those journals to get you started:

How do I...?

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