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Library Resources

This guide is a page of general library resources that can be connected to Canvas Course Sites

Understanding Scholarly Sources

What are Scholarly Sources?

This video explains what instructors mean by 'scholarly sources' and why you may be asked to use them for college-level research.

Recognizing Scholarly Sources

This video describes the differences between popular and scholarly sources and how to tell them apart.

Is it a Book Review or an Article?

Writing reviews of books for scholarly journals is a common for historians to get published. Unfortunately, databases and search tools don't accurately label or filter these results. You'll need to review a source's length and cited sources to be sure you're looking at a full length article.