At the end of this module you will be able to
Scholarly and non-scholarly journals
Some journals are more academic in content than others. It is important to recognise this difference when doing research. If a journal is 'peer-reviewed' it is usually more scholarly in focus. Peer review is a process where articles are evaluated by a group of experts in the appropriate field prior to publication.
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The following guides can help you access relevant databases.
Please note that the Heritage and Conservation guide, whilst useful, is predominantly concerned with Architecture.
Don't overlook the larger multi-disciplinary databases such as Academic Search Complete, JSTOR, Web of Science and Scopus.