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Search for books, scholarly articles, ebooks, DVDs, book reviews, newspaper articles, and every other item we have in the library. Learn more about Summon.

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Searches journal, newspaper, and magazine articles within Summon. For all a full list of databases, see our A-Z Database List.

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Search for and request items from the shared ConnectNY catalog. Items will be delivered to Canisius and can be picked up in the Library. ConnectNY is a consortium of independent academic institutions in New York State.

Research guides are created by Librarians at Canisius to help you with the research process.

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Scholarly vs. Popular Resources

When conducting research it is important to know the difference between journal articles and magazine articles. Journal articles are typically referred to as scholarly, while magazine articles are usually considered popular. A third category, trade magazines or journals, are written for professionals in a particular field but are not strictly research related. The chart below provides some additional criteria to consider when differentiating between journals and magazines.

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