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CCM 220: Analysis of Public Discourse: Journal articles about History

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.)

Academic journal articles about History


Example of setting the "Historical Period" in either of the history databases to focus on events between 1880 and 1930:

You have to make sure that you do not accidentally enter the BCE time span, when in fact your goal was to focus on the 20th century, "CE"

Gary Klein (Reference Librarian)

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Gary Klein
Mark O. Hatfield Library
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem, OR 97301

Work phone: #503-370-6743

Gary's general work schedule (Spring 2020):
Mon - Thu = 9:30am -- 9pm; Fri = 9:30am -- 5:30pm AND ALSO by appointment at other times.