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Civil Engineering: Non-Scholarly, Trade and Scholarly Journals

Primary research guide for civil engineering students and researchers.

Non-Scholarly vs. Scholarly Journals Tutorial

  Are You Popular?

Trying to determine whether an article is scholarly or peer-reviewed isn't difficult once you learn to think critically.  Here are some sites that provide quick guides to whether an article is "popular" or scholarly/academic. Generally you will need to use scholarly or academic journals in your research.