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English Writing Program (ELP) Advanced Writing for Research

Library Research Guide

The Basics

What are scholarly sources?

  • Written by and for researchers and scholars.
  • Explore research and ideas to increase knowledge and understanding.
  • Conversation between scholars to discuss and examine research, methods and theories.
  • Reviewed by scholars in a process called peer review. 

How do I find scholarly sources?

  • Find journal articles and more in Kansas State University Libraries' databases. 
  • Find books using our Search It tool and our databases of books. Many are written by university professors and published by university presses.