How to Find Information The articles you use for your research project should be from credible sources, meaning sources with a good reputation that the reader can trust. You should be confident that the writer's work is not plagiarized and can be backed up by evidence.
Examples of Credible Sources
Articles from .gov or .edu websites
Articles from mel.org - Mr. Kroll recommends the following databases: ERIC and Opposing Viewpoints,
Articles from scholarly search engines (see more on this below)
There are special, scholarly search engines that are better suited for academic research than simply Google, Yahoo, etc. These search engines and databases do more of the work for you by altering searches to include a greater percentage of results from credible sources. Some of the better, scholarly search engines and databases to use include: