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PSYC-295 Child Development (Anselmi): Finding Journal Articles

Fall 2019

Identifying Scholarly Publications

Scholarly articles are written by scholars and experts, usually published in academic journals or by academic publishers, and read by other interested scholars and experts. They present original research and new approaches to their fields of research.

If you're after scholarly articles, then limit your searches in databases to material that is peer-reviewed. Here's a quick summary of what 'peer-reviewed' means: articles in scholarly journals have been evaluated (reviewed) by a committee of scholars (peers) before publication.

General Databases

Social Sciences Databases

Psychology Databases