To limit your search results to only Peer-Reviewed articles.
WARNING: Many web-based search engines do not provide full-text articles without payment. NEVER PAY for an article. Instead submit an Interlibrary Loan request; it’s likely that we can get it for you for free.
Scholarly Biology Journals will often have two types of articles:
Primary Literature articles will often have these distinct sections:
Check to see if the article has a METHODS section and a RESULTS section. If it DOES NOT have these two sections IT IS NOT PRIMARY LITERATURE.
REMEMBER: Popular DOES NOT equal bad. Check with your professors to find out which popular sources they accept.
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