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Search for Scholarly Publications
You can search for scholarly publications in several databases available via Lund University. Do have in mind that some databases might contain other publications than scholarly articles, so tick peer-reviewed publications limitor for scholarly publications. For more subject specific databases, please visit the Subject Specific - General and Gateways page.
Here are some suggestions for databases focused on scholarly publications:
Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 40 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics. It critically reviews the most significant primary research literature to guide you to the principal contributions of the field and help you keep up to date in your area of research.
Web of Science is a licenced databases that consists of five databases containing information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals, books, book series, reports, and more. The two Conference Proceedings Citation databases include the published literature of the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions in a wide range of disciplines.
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources. In comparison to Web of Science, Scopus has a bigger scope, but Web of Science is more complete when it comes to citations prior to 1996. Another difference is that Scopus covers articles in press.
APSA Preprints is a free-to-access prepublication platform dedicated to early research outputs in political science and related disciplines. It has been developed through a collaboration of the American Political Science Association and Cambridge University Press.
APSA Preprints was launched on August 29th 2019 at the APSA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C
Cover topics such as Comparative Politics, Humanitarian Issues, International Relations, Law and Legislation, Non-Governmental Organizations and Political Theory. References and often fulltext to articles, conference papers, monographs.
Tools for identifying and comparing scholarly journals
By using tolls like the ones presented below you can see whether a journal is peer- reviewed or not, if it has a high ranking within its subject area, etc. It’s a good way to start when you looking at a new journal and wants to evaluate its quality or impact.
The Journal Citation Reports module within InCites allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from approximately 12,000 scholarly and technical journals and conference proceedings from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries.
An open access portal that includes the journals and country scientific indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus database (Elsevier B.V.). These indicators can be used to assess and analyse scientific domains.
Scholarly Publications and the Scholarly Publication Process
An easy guide that explains peer-review, lists the most common components in a scholarly article and also the characteristics of different periodicals set up in a table. By Jönköping University Library.