Empirical Article - A type of primary literature, an empirical article is a report on a study or experiment, written by the person or people who conducted the study or experiment. It contains the methodology, data, and conclusions of the study.
Components of an Empirical Article:
Other things to look for:
If you are having trouble finding an empirical article, try finding a secondary source on the topic. A literature review will have primary sources cited in the bibliography, which you can then search for.
If you are not finding anything on your topic, try to change your search terms. Doing a concept map can assist in coming up with new search terms.