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WRIT 170: The Value and Meaning of Work

What are Scholarly Sources?

Scholarly sources are typically dense and provide a large amount of focused, detailed information on a topic, written by academics for academics. Often, scholarly sources have been peer reviewed.

Key Databases

For precision searching, try one of these databases. They contain a combination of full text articles and citation information about articles, book chapters, or books.

Search the Library Catalog


SuperSearch is a great place to start for journal articles, books and almost everything else the library has, in one easy to use interface.

For searching with more focus and precision, try one of the databases recommended on this guide.