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POL101: Introduction to American Government-Smith: Scholarly Sources

Finding Scholarly Research

There are two main databases that will be good sources of scholarly (sometimes called peer-reviewed or refereed) journal articles.One is Academic Search Premier.  The other is Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, the main database for research in political science.

Click the "Scholarly (peer-reviewed)" box to limit your results.

 Academic Search Premier covers many scholarly disciplines, not just political science. It will return broader results.

Limit to scholarly articles by clicking the "peer-reviewed" box before submitting your search.