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Historical Methods

Research guide for course Historical Methods

Finding Articles

You can use library databases to find peer-reviewed articles.  Here are the ones we recommend for History:

What is Peer-Review?

Peer-reviewed articles:

  • Published in academic journals
  • Use the language of the field they were published in
  • Written by professionals for professionals
  • Reviewed by professionals before publication

Articles are often more specific and can be easier to read instead of multiple books.

By using library resources, you can easily find peer-reviewed information!  Many of our article databases have boxes to check that will help you: