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About Articles

In academic publishing, a paper (or article) is an academic work that is usually published in an academic journal. It contains original research results or reviews existing results. Such a paper, also called an article, will only be considered valid if it undergoes a process of peer review by one or more referees (who are academics in the same field) in order to check that the content of the paper is suitable for publication in the journal. A paper may undergo a series of reviews, edits and re-submissions before finally being accepted or rejected for publication. This process typically takes several months. Next there is often a delay of many months (or in some subjects, over a year) before publication, particularly for the most popular journals where the number of acceptable articles outnumbers the space for printing.

Source: Wikipedia, see article.

About Databases

Article Databases have search engines to help you find journal articles for specific disciplines. The databases included on this page are selected for this particular discipline. As you use them, look for the "Get it at BYU" link within the search results. Clicking this will direct you to either the electronic version of the article, the call number for the printed version, or the InterLibrary Loan service (ILL) to request the article if not available at BYU. ILL requests are free and are usually delivered within 2 business days.

Journal Finder


If you have an article reference, enter the Journal name to find it at the HBLL.