How do I find scholarly sources?


Article databases on the major platforms (EBSCO, Gale, ProQuest) will allow you to limit your search results to scholarly or academic sources. The limiters are sometimes located in a column to the left of the results list.

Screenshot of scholarly limiter example



Some journal databases, such as JSTOR and Project MUSE, contain only scholarly journals.


Tip: While all peer reviewed sources are scholarly, not all scholarly sources are peer reviewed! Please see our FAQ for information on locating peer reviewed resources.
  • Last Updated Aug 21, 2023
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  • Answered By Carrie Beth Lowe

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