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SOC106 Marin Peer-Reviewed Journals

How to Find Peer-Reviewed Articles

When searching library databases for articles, you can usually limit your results to peer-reviewed journals by using the Advanced Search and selecting "peer-reviewed", "academic", or "scholarly". Each database is slightly different, look for limiters using these words to narrow your results and save you time. See some examples of what to look for below.

Enter your concepts in different boxes in the Advanced search for the best results.

In our EBSCO databases (including SNAP! Search)            

EBSCO advanced search screen

In our Gale databases (including Opposing Viewpoints)

gale advanced search


In our JSTOR database

refining searches in JSTOR