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Global Studies: Finding Articles

Scholarly/Peer Reviewed Journals

What are "scholarly" or "peer-reviewed" articles?

  • Written by scholars or experts on the topic
  • Content has been critically evaluated by other experts
  • Contain citations (footnotes and/or bibliography) documenting sources

For more information, see  the Popular and Scholarly Sources Tutorial.

Recommended Databases for Global Studies

The below include the recommended library databases for Global Studies. You may also consult the complete list of Databases by Subject to determine which other databases are related to your research.

Google Scholar

Search the Web using Google Scholar to access scholarly articles either published in free, open access journals or in tradtional subscription journals but posted in e-repositories and on university websites.  You can also use Google Scholar to search through some library online databases such as JSTOR.

Google Scholar Search

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