Try these databases to find journal articles:
Most scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles have the following characteristics. Ask yourself these questions and look at the article to check if the way it looks and is written indicates it is a reliable, accurate source:
There a many ways to read a research article, though most researchers don't begin by reading an article from start to finish like they might a book. The following steps will help you navigate a research article:
Take notes while you read each section; write down any questions you have or parts you don't understand. You can go to dictionaries or encyclopedias to help explain them.
This video provides further instruction on reading scholarly articles:
Google Scholar may be able to expand the number of articles you can get full-text. Just remember that, like "regular" Google, your search results have a better chance of being irrelevant because you're relying on a computer instead of a real person to determine relevancy.