Your professor has probably asked you to use scholarly or journal articles in your research. Why are they valued?
What to look for:
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While it's important to be aware of key journals, "emergency management" crosses many disciplines (business, health, information technology, public administration, etc.) and a search of databases such as Academic Search Ultimate or Business Source Premier may result in locating relevant articles.
Reading a scholarly article can be challenging for several reasons – not least of which is authors, experts in their fields of study, use professional language that can be overwhelming for undergraduates.