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GGRA03: Cities and Environments
This guide will help students in GGRA03 find scholarly sources in relevent databases, statistics, and newspaper articles for their major research paper.
Articles in peer-reviewed journals are reviewed by a group of the writer's peers (other academics in that field) before the articles are published. Basically, an article is peer reviewed if it comes from a peer-reviewed journal.
This is important as your instructors may ask you to use peer-reviewed journals.
Is Your Journal Article Peer-Reviewed?
How do you know if an article is from a peer-reviewed journal? Some databases allow you to limit your search to peer-reviewed journals. For other databases, you need to look up the title of the journal in Ulrich's Directory.