Answered By: Jean Reese Last Updated: Jul 03, 2017 Views: 90
Instructors often request that you use research from scholarly or "academic" journals.
Articles in journals present in-depth, original research in a specific field of study. These articles have been reviewed by other scholars in the field for scholastic standards and validity.
- Professional journals may also contain profession or industry-related news.
- Sometimes, these articles are called "peer-reviewed".
Scholarly articles differ from more popular articles available in magazines and newspapers. If you are unsure whether a publication is popular or scholarly, refer to the chart: Identifying Types of Journals.
Most scholarly articles are not found on the Web.
- Use JEWL search found on the Library home page.
- By searching these databases, you can limit your results to peer-reviewed / scholarly journal articles.
There are also a number of subect-specific databases that contain scholarly journal articles.
For a complete list of databases by subject, use the Databases A-Z list.
More Info / Source(s)
- DATABASES A-Z list.
- Evaluating Sources
- Types of Articles
- Identifying Types of Journals
- What is JEWL Search?
- includes 3 videos: an introduction, searching for articles, searching for books.
- I have to find only peer reviewed articles.
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