LibKey Nomad is a free plugin that helps you access scholarly journal articles. Once it knows you're affiliated with Emory, LibKey Nomad checks the web page of the article you're viewing to see if it's available at Emory. If it is, you'll see a graphic in the bottom left corner of your browser window.
Types of sources
When it comes to selecting sources, we most often want primary, peer-reviewed articles. What does that mean?
Sources can be categorized in a couple ways: They may be scholarly or non-scholarly, and under scholarly sources, they may be primary,secondary, or tertiary.
Scholarly and non-scholarly sources
Primary, secondary, and tertiary sources
Identifying scholarly articles
To help identify parts of a scholarly article, check out this interactive tutorial created by Andreas Orphanides at NCSU Libraries.