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CQ Researcher: 1923 to the Present This link opens in a new window
In-depth reports written by award-winning journalists on controversial and important topics of the day, from 1923 to the present. Professionally fact-checked, topics include economics, social issues, international affairs, politics, civil rights, public policy, and more.
Scientific American Archive Online: 1993-Present This link opens in a new window
The archive currently contains the entire editorial contents of Scientific American Magazine, from January 1993 through to the present.
What is Original Research in the Sciences?
Original Research are the primary sources of the Sciences
- Research Methods should be detailed
- The reports is written by the actual scientists that did the study
- The results of the experiment is completely documented (not just a summary)
Identifying Primary Research
From San Diego State University, this .pdf offers some good hints for identifying Original research articles in the Sciences
Access Science (McGraw Hill) This link opens in a new window
AccessScience provides in-depth reference articles for all major scientific disciplines, and includes biographies and briefings on contemporary topics in science and technology.