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URPL/GEOG 308 - Principles of Planning: Find Articles

Case Study:  In the social sciences and life sciences, a case study is a research method involving an up-close, in-depth, and detailed examination of a subject of study, as well as its related contextual conditions. Case studies can be produced by following a formal research method.


Academic Research Paper:  In academic publishing, a research paper is an academic work that is usually published in an academic journal. It contains original research results or reviews existing results. Such a paper, also called an article, will only be considered valid if it undergoes a process of peer review by one or more referees (who are academics in the same field) who check that the content of the paper is suitable for publication in the journal. A paper may undergo a series of reviews, revisions, and re-submissions before finally being accepted or rejected for publication.



The academic engines below allow you to not only search for journal articles, but to also use their filtering capabilities (frequently shown on the left side of the search results page) to limit your search results to *only* academic/scholarly research papers and/or case studies.  


Between limiting your search results and putting your search term phrases in quotation marks, you should find yourself with good search results!    

Below is an example for how you would put your phrases in quotation marks: