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English 226: Non-Western World Literature

Use Databases to Find Peer-Reviewed Articles

MLAIB IconEbscoHost is a collection of databases containing newspaper, magazine, book, and journal citations and articles; many articles are full-text.

* Link goes to MLA International Bibliography basic search. You can add other relevant databases.

* Use Advanced Search.

* Choose the Peer-Reviewed (Scholarly) box to retrieve peer-reviewed articles

JSTOR has full-text scholarly articles from journals in many disciplines.

* For best results, use the Advanced Search

* To retrieve only articles, not reviews, make sure you click on the box next to Articles.

* Narrow results by date

ProjectMuse has full-text scholarly articles from many journals in the humanities.

* Choose the Advanced Search link

* Click on Journals/ Articles from the side menu

* Narrow results by date

Literature Resource Center has full-text scholarly articles from many journals in the humanities as well as biographical information about authors.

* Choose the Advanced Search link

* Enter search terms and click Peer-Reviewed Journals under More Options


If you've found a great-looking article but want to be sure it's peer-reviewed, look up the journal title in the MLA Directory of Periodicals. You can also use the directory to identifying relevant journals and then search within those.