Most databases allow you to limit your search to peer-reviewed articles. However, if you aren't sure if an article is peer-reviewed this guide will help you make the determination.
You'll find buttons in nearly all of the ETSU databases you search. When you click on the button, pay attention to the FIRST listing, and it should help you get the item. If the first thing in the list says:
"Request this item" then "In not in the ETSU Libraries Catalog". If you click on the link and fill in all the information, our Interlibrary Loan service will borrow the item from another library for you and send a link to the item via e-mail.
"Full Text available from..." should be either a direct link to the article itself or a link to the database in which the article resides. If the article doesn't come up immediately when you click on the link, then you may have to hunt around a bit to find the exact volume number, issue, date, and pages you need.
Google Scholar uses the familiar Google search box to search for the contents of scholarly journals, books, theses, conference papers, etc. There are some characteristics you should know about, though, if you use Google Scholar: