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English: Databases

This guide is designed to help students and faculty access credible resources related to the study of English


Welcome to this guide on SLCC and other resources in English.   Here is the English Department page.

Remember, logging into library databases away from school requires authentication of student or staff status.  If you don't know your SLCC password, call computer services for help : ext. 5555.

Article Databases to Use

Scholarly, Popular, or Trade/Professional?

Different types of publications have different purposes and different audiences. When we talk about journals, we can usually divide these publications into three broad categories: scholarly, popular, and trade/professional publications.

  Scholarly Journals Popular Journals Trade/Professional Publications
Purpose Informs and reports on original research done by scholars and experts in the field. Entertains and informs a general audience without providing in-depth analysis. Reports on industry trends and new products or techniques useful to people in a trade or business.
Authors Articles are written by subject specialists and experts in the field. Articles are written by journalists, freelance writers, or an editorial staff. Articles are usually written by specialists in a certain field or industry.
Audience Intended for a limited audience - researchers, scholars, and experts. Intended for a broad segment of the population, appealing to non-specialists. Intended for practitioners in a particular profession, business, or industry.


Journals Title Search


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