In most academic fields, the latest research findings are usually published as articles in academic journals (what is an academic journal?). Most academic journals are peer-reviewed, which means that any articles have been assessed by experts who check that they meet the standards necessary for publication (what is scholarly peer review?). This page introduces some of the online search tools you can use to find journal articles.
The Library subscribes to thousands of online journals which you won't be able to access via Google or even Google scholar.
Use ‘Articles and More’ in StarPlus to search across thousands of online journals to find the latest research in your area.
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