Peer-reviewed journals (also called "scholarly" or "academic" journals) contain original research articles within a specific subject domain.
These articles are reviewed by other experts before publication and share many or all of these qualities:
Here are two examples:
NOTE: Some peer-reviewed journals will include literature reviews, book reviews, and opinion essays. None of these present original research however!
Know the title of the journal, magazine, or newspaper you're looking for? Use this search form to locate these online or in print through the UNK Library.
If UNK doesn't have the journal, please consider using interlibrary loan to request an article from other libraries.
Example: Journal of Social Issues