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!
Use this search form to find full-text journals available online or in print through the UNK Library.
Example: Journal of Family Studies
Watch this video to learn how to locate full-text articles from a database citation.