Secondary researchmeans finding and using information that has been collected and analyzed by someone else.
Find Scholarly, Academic Articles
Scholarly, academic, peer reviewed articles are an important part of academic writing. When you talk with friends about a topic of shared interest, their ideas can help you think of new and different ways of looking at or doing something. The same thing happens in scholarly, academic research.
You can read existing academic articles and use these articles to
Form a new research question.
Develop a research method.
Identify ways you can communicate your findings and connect your findings to other research.
The exchange of ideas through articles over time is often referred to as a scholarly conversation.
You can use MavScholar, the library's main database, to find scholarly articles for your assignments.
Find Scholarly Sources Using MavScholar
Use the MavScholar search box below to find most, but not all, library items available at Minnesota State Mankato.