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* Scholarly articles are generally longer, at least 10 pages and as long as 30 pages.
* Scholarly articles have numerous footnotes.
* Scholarly articles appear in scholarly publications, often sponsored or published by professional organization or universities
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Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
A large collection of fulltext journals in the arts, sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Covers the most important journals from Volume 1, Issue 1 to about five years ago. Project MUSE often covers the rest, as do other database collections.
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Searchable full text of newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth-century Britain. Includes national and regional newspapers, as well as newspapers from: established country or university towns; the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands; and Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule.