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History: Journal Articles

History, from ancient to modern, including American history.

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What are scholarly/peer reviewed articles?

In scholarly/peer reviewed articles:

  • Author is an expert in the subject
  • Content is evaluated by other experts before publication
  • All information sources are cited

Some databases have all scholarly material. Others have an option to search for only scholarly/peer-reviewed articles. The videos below will help you make sense of the differences between scholarly and peer-reviewed articles.

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article
Peer Review in 5 Minutes

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