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IDS 101: Journey to the West: Articles/Databases

What is Peer-Review?

Peer-review is an evaluation process in which qualified individuals within specialized field of study reviews literature before it becomes published.  This process helps keep standards held by the profession, improves the quality of work being published, and provides credibility & reliability to published work & authors publishing the work. The 3-minute video below describes and discusses the importance of peer-review and its process.

(NCSU video, 3 min.)

How To Find Articles

  1. Use the databases listed on this page to find articles.
     
  2. If it isn't available in full-text, click the "Find It!" button.  We might have e-access another way or have it in print. 
  3. If we don't have it, order the article through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

If you're off-campus, you will be prompted for your Willamette username & password.

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier (ASP) is a full-text interdisciplinary database that can filter to peer-reviewed and full-text literature. This is great resource for starting your research. 

Full-Text Scholarly Databases

Useful Databases for this Course

Hallie Ford Museum of Art Collections

Hallie Ford Museum of Art Asian Collection has approximately 250 works of Asian art. Included in that collection are Chinese export ware porcelains, Japanese netsuke, Chinese snuff bottles, Japanese paintings and prints, textiles and wood carvings from the Swat Valley along the border of Pakistan and Afghanistan, Chinese and Japanese hanging scroll paintings, Chinese and Korean ceramics and bronzes, and Japanese woodblock prints.

Search Museum Collections

 

Humanities and Fine Arts Librarian

ARTstor

ARTstor provides a broad and deep general collection of images of world art and architecture, as well as special collections including Native American, Asian, American and European art.

 

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. You can customize Google Scholar to recognize Willamette-owned materials (visit our Google Scholar page for more info).