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Often referred to as scholarly sources, these books and articles are written by scholars for scholars and in the case of books, for a wider, often academic, audience. They are generally journal articles that are more complex and require closer reading than an encyclopedia or other reference source. You will want to incorporate the views of these experts in your written work to support your claims. Journals may be published online only or they may be available in print and online. Here at Kent, you will find our scholarly journals online.
Subject-Specific Databases for Scholarly Articles
Religion and Philosophy Collection This link opens in a new window
Scholarly journals and magazines of interest across a wide range of philosophies and religions.
Biography In Context This link opens in a new window
Reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images.
Military and Intelligence Database This link opens in a new window
Scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs.
World History Collection This link opens in a new window
Balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.
World History In Context This link opens in a new window
Reaches back to the ancient world – and forward to today’s headlines – to deliver rare primary sources, reliable references and multimedia content.
General Databases for Scholarly Articles
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
Over 2,000 scholarly journals with many dating back to the first volume ever published.
Advanced Placement Source This link opens in a new window
A wide array of subject areas from the arts and multicultural studies to the STEM subjects.