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Humanities - Shuler (Dale Mabry): Databases

Use this guide to help you find sources for your research paper!

Selected databases for researching your topics

These databases provide wide coverage of humanities, social sciences, history, etc.

Mostly articles from periodicals, many of them scholarly or peer-reviewed:

What are scholarly, or peer-reviewed, articles?

Many materials you find in college-level research are articles from scholarly journals, often called "peer-reviewed," or "academic." In some instances, your professor will require that you use these types of articles as sources that you cite in your work. The resources below explain the typical appearance, structure, and function of scholarly articles.

Why use library databases?

A Yavapai College student explains the benefits of using library databases for research.