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Art & Art History: Find Articles

What are scholarly journals?

Scholarly journals, sometimes called academic or professional journals, are specialized periodicals that publish articles for study and research in a particular subject area.

Many scholarly journals have a system of peer review: they must first be reviewed by a group of scholars who make sure that the article meets high standards for study and research in the subject area.

Recommended Art Databases

General Humanities Databases

Getting Full Text

Some databases will have the full text of the entire article available within the database, others will only have a citation for the article. When there is only a citation available, you will see a yellow find it button. This button will give you options for getting a full text version of the article. If we have access to it in another database it will be linked there.

If it says "Not Available Online" then look for "Check Availability in SU Catalog"; if you see that then we may have a hardcopy version on the shelf in the library.

If you don't have either of those options then you can request it through Interlibrary Loan (ILL)! There are loads of ways to get a copy of an article you are interested in.