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HIST 395: Early British Empire

Peer Review

Many scholarly journal articles are subject to peer review

Before they are published, articles that are peer reviewed or refereed are read and critiqued by other historians.

Search in Ulrich's to find out whether a journal is peer reviewed.

Keyword search examples

When you're getting started, try searching Discovery Service using keywords that describe your topic, ie:

  • Protestant AND mission* and (Australasia OR Oceania)
  • Slavery AND "18th century" AND "British Empire"
  • "church history" AND (Australasia or "Islands of the Pacific" or Oceania)

Specialised Search Engines

Citation Databases

Find out where an article or a book has been cited.

Why? To find more recent research building on the book or article you have.