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Contemporary Chinese History

Secondary Sources

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 & Scholarly Databases

Over 2,000 scholarly journals with many dating back to the first volume published

History Reference Center
Historical documents, photos and maps, plus hours of historical video

Advanced Placement Source
Subject areas from arts and multicultural studies to STEM

Academic OneFile
Peer-reviewed & scholarly content with millions of full-text articles

Religion & Philosophy
Scholarly journals and magazines across a range of philosophies and religions.

Military and Intelligence
Scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering past and current military affairs

Business Collection
Coverage of all business disciplines as well as business theory and practice