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Not Sure if a Source is Scholarly?

For an overview of what makes a publication scholarly, please refer to our handout on five questions you can ask.

Example of a scholarly article (click on the pdf link to access the entire article). 

Search for articles, books, multimedia, and more

Search articles, books, multimedia & more

Other places to search for scholarly articles around sport specialization

Using Google Scholar at home?

If you are using Google Scholar at home, you will have to adjust the settings to see which articles are available full text through MRU library.


Choose Settings

settings option on google scholar



Select Library Links. In the search box, search for Mount Royal. Be sure to hit save!

choose library links and search for mount royal


Articles that we paid for access to will be flagged in your search results

Links to full text articles at MRU

Citing your sources

MRU Library and Student Learning Services have put together guides to help you with citing your sources.

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