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Disability Studies Guide: Articles

This website will help you find the best library databases, search tools, and reference sources for Disability Studies.

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Good Databases for Critical Disability Studies

Journals in Critical Disability Studies

What's a Database?

Library databases are:

  • online, searchable collections of publications
  • may include peer-reviewed articles, newspaper articles, magazine articles, ebooks, primary sources, and more
  • may include full-text publications or bibliographic citations
  • may be narrowly focused on a specific field or broadly include material from a variety of disciplines
  • are often accessible by subscription only, through your library

What's a Peer Reviewed Article?

Peer-reviewed articles are:

  • written by experts in the field
  • assessed for validity and scholarly rigor by other experts in the field (peer review)
  • published in scholarly journals
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