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How to Find Scholarly and Peer-Reviewed Sources

What is a Scholarly or Peer-Reviewed Source?

Are you asked to include scholarly or peer-reviewed sources when conducting research for a course project?  Are you unfamiliar with these terms or unsure how to identify if a source is "scholarly" or "peer-reviewed"?  This guide will provide you with an introduction to understanding these terms, and finding scholarly and peer-reviewed sources.‚Äč