Instructional Design and Technology: Articles & Journals

Useful Resources for Research in Instructional Design and Technology

Search for articles in library databases

For a complete list of library research databases, see Databases A-Z.

Depending on your topic, these databases also may be relevant.

A peer-reviewed (or refereed) journal:

  • uses experts from the same subject field or profession as the author to evaluate a manuscript prior to acceptance for publication
  • has articles that report on research studies or provide scholarly analysis of topics
  • may include book reviews, editorials, or other brief items that are not considered scholarly articles
Peer Review in 3 Minutes

(3:15) Explains the academic publishing process for research articles and scholarly journals, including the quality control process of peer review. North Carolina State Univ. Libraries

Finding Scholarly Articles on Your Topic

These tutorials include practice in Neumann Library web-based resources and self-quiz questions to help you check your understanding.

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Find an article or journal

Advanced Search

Sample searches:

Keyword exact phrase: "community policing"
Article title exact phrase: "effective police interactions with youth"

Select any desired filters (e.g., peer-reviewed journals, available online) on results screen.

Google Scholar Search

Find journals by journal title or ISSN

Sample searches:
journal of family issues
0192-513X (ISSN example)

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