You could, but
1. You wouldn't find most of the relevant scholarly resources that you have available to you as a result of being a Rutgers student and
2. You would need to take time to evaluate what you do find to determine if is something that you can use in an academic paper.
See this brief tutorial on Evaluating Web Sites
Not all databases have all the articles they cite available in full text. Use the button that's in the database article record to have the system search Rutgers subscriptions for the full-text article.
If the Rutgers Libraries don't have the article (don't subscribe to the journal/don't have that issue), or only have a copy in print format, you can use Interlibrary Loan and Article Delivery Services to request electronic delivery of the article. If you're linking from one of our databases, we'll even automatically fill you the form for you!
Unlike "popular" journal literature, which is written by journalists who cover events and people of interest to the general public or to the particular group that they represent, scholarly literature is written by people with expertise in a particular subject. These experts usually have academic credentials (advanced degrees in a particular area) and the articles are often published in "peer-reviewed" (reviewed by experts in the field) journals.
Looking for articles that specifically focus on literature?
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