You already know how to find scholarly articles on legal topics to help you in writing your research papers, but how about scholarly articles on non-legal topics? While there is lots to choose from, one great source is Academic Search Premier . This is a general interest database, so you will find articles on many different subjects. Unlike Lexis and Westlaw, you will be searching an index, rather than full text, so you want to use broader subjects for your search terms. (You are searching just title and subject descriptors, rather than the entire article.) Many of the results do provide access to the full text of the article.
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