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If you need to branch out to different areas of research, try some of the other databases that Willamette subscribes to. The databases are grouped by subject strengths and importance to Willamette's academic departments.
Academic Search Premier (ASP) is a great resource for starting your research. It is interdisciplinary and provides the full-text to 4,450+ academic journals in the social sciences, humanities, general science, education and multi-cultural journals. Many of these journals are peer-reviewed.
Tolkien Studies: An Annual Scholarly Review presents the growing body of critical commentary and scholarship on both J.R.R.Tolkien's voluminous fiction and his academic work in literary and linguistic fields. (2004-2016)
Journal of Tolkien Research provides high-quality research and scholarship based on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) and on transformative and derivative texts based on his work to a wide and diverse audience.
Journal of Tolkien Research
2014 - Date
Mythlore is a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Mythopoeic Society. Although it publishes articles that explore the genres of myth and fantasy in general, special attention is given to the three most prominent members of the Inklings: J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, and Charles Williams.