- Searches most (but not all) library items at once
- Keep it simple; use keywords only.
- use double quotes around common phrases. E.g. "evidence-based medicine"
Search Strategy Tutorial
Peer-Review/Scholarly Articles FAQ
What are "scholarly" or "peer-reviewed" articles?
- Author is usually expert in the field/discipline
- Content has been critically evaluated by other experts
- Information sources used by author are cited (works cited, bibliography or footnotes)
How can I find "scholarly" or "peer-reviewed" articles?
Many of the research databases listed on the left may include all scholarly material (JSTOR, Sage) or an option to limit your search to only scholarly/peer-reviewed articles. Scan the database's search page for this limit option.
More information (curtesy of NCSU libraries):