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Professional Ethics: Scholarly (Peer-Reviewed) Sources

Scholarly Articles

Some features of scholarly literature:

  • Reports of original research

  • Authored by credentialed experts in the scholarly field

  • In-depth analyses of topics

  • Abstract that summarizes the article. Read to determine relevance

  • Explanation of methodology and materials

  • Discussion of study and results

  • Literature Cited section

  • In-text citations or notes

  • Use technical vocabulary

Sample ASP search: "business ethics in the United States"

Find Articles in Databases

These ARTICLE DATABASES will help you find peer-reviewed journal articles that are often not freely accessible on the internet.

EBSCOhost logo


  • Find magazines, journals, newspapers in all academic disciplines
  • Type combinations of specific search words in the search boxes
  • You must check the "full text" option below the search boxes to find the full text of an article

ProQuest logo

  • Find magazines, journals, newspapers in all academic disciplines
  • Type combinations of specific search words in the search boxes
  • You must check the "full tex" option below the search boxes to find the full text of an article

JSTOR logo

  • Find scholarly journal articles in all academic disciplines.
  • Works well for topics in literature, sociology and history
  • Type very specific (not broad!) search words in the search boxes

 

EXAMPLE SEARCH

Academic Search Complete example search