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PRST 3995:Interdisciplinary Research and Project Planning: Finding Scholarly Articles

What is a Peer Reviewed Article?

This video--courtesy of Vanderbilt University--explains the difference between scholarly journals and popular magazines. (3:10)

Finding the Full Text

Look for one of these icons in the article record: 

pdf icon or  html icon

If you don't see one of those, click this:
article linker
to find links to the article in another database or to see if the library has the article in print.

If the library does not have a copy, you can order it for free through Interlibrary Loan.

Find Articles in JEWL Search

Limit Your Results:      

How to Find Scholarly Peer Reviewed Articles

Scholarly peer reviewed articles are included in many library databases. Use a research guide to find the best database for your subject or use the library's JEWL Search. You can also use the library's Databases A-Z tool to find a list of library databases by subject or discipline.

1. Enter your keywords / topics. 

2.  On the search results page, use the filters in the left column under the "Limit To" menu:

  • Select "Scholarly/Peer Reviewed/Academic"
  • Select "Online Only (Full Text)" to view results from the online databases with full-text links to the article PDFs.  
  • Select "Online + Print" to view results from both the online databases and the print journals owned by the library. 
  • An optional "Publication Date" limiter is also available.