Finding Academic Research Sources
VIU’s Library Resources
Virginia International University provides many high quality resources to students who are looking for supporting material for classes, research, and/or personal academic enrichment. Some of the resources may be found on the VIU library website (http://library.viu.edu/).
Open Access Journals
There are many open source resources on the internet today. Many of these can be found through the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) or by searching for them directly.
- Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com
- Public Library of Science: http://www.plos.org/
- OMICS: http://www.omicsonline.org/open-access-journals-list.php
*Don’t forget that some researchers post their work on their own personal websites. Consider going directly to your sources.