The Libraries subscribe to more than 400 databases (searchable computerized files) that cover journal articles from every discipline. Here are some highlights for historical research:
Articles in scholarly journals are reliable secondary sources because they employ primary sources as evidence.
In many databases, adding the word "review" to a search for phrases from the book's title will find book reviews.
Other databases allow you to check a box or select reviews.
Scholarly publications are meant to be read by specialists:
Popular publications (like magazines) are designed for a broad audience: