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Nonprofit Research

Finding Scholarly Articles

Refereed, scholarly, and peer-reviewed are often used interchangeably to mean credible sources rigorously reviewed before publication. These short videos will help you determine (1) whether the publication itself is scholarly; and (2) the type of scholarly article in that publication.

Scholarly vs. Non-Scholarly (3:44)
Scholarly Article Types (3:27)

Newspaper Databases

Newspapers can be a rich source of information about current topics and issues of interest to the nonprofit world.

More Article Databases