Q. How do I find empirical research articles on my topic?
Empirical research is published in books and scholarly & peer-reviewed journals. The Libraries have several databases you can use to locate peer-reviewed articles from scholarly journals.
Some databases allow you to limit your search by methodology. Or, try adding the keywords “empirical research” or just “empirical”
- Limit to empirical study under Methodology
Sociological Abstracts (Sociology)
- Add the descriptor term Empirical Methods to your search
- Choose “descriptor DE” from drop-down menu
- Add the keyword term empirical to your search
- Choose “keyword KW” from drop-down menu
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