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PECS 450: Senior Seminar in Peace and Conflict: Find Scholarly Articles

Professor Amal Khoury, Fall 2010

What's a peer-reviewed article?

Popular vs. Peer-Reviewed Articles

Provides a quick overview of the major differences between peer-reviewed (sometimes known as scholarly) articles and popular articles

What is peer-review?

Peer-review in five minutes

A quick video tutorial from North Carolina State Libraries

Are these articles peer-reviewed?

Find peer-reviewed articles on your topic

SocINDEX with Full Text
Covers many of the key social science journals.

Social Sciences Full Text
Coverage includes a wide range of social science journals.

JSTOR
Provides full-text access to many journals in the humanities and social sciences. A rolling end-date excludes the most recent 2-5 years of available journals so more useful for historical perspectives and literature reviews.

Peace Research Abstracts
Covers disciplines such as conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other key areas

Google Scholar
Covers all broad areas of social sciences research. N.B. Also covers books, dissertations etc.

Subject Guide

Heather Hans
Contact:
(336) 316-2340