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Celtic Studies

Journals & Databases

Top recommended Journals for Celtic Studies

  1. Ériu: Journal devoted to Irish philology and literature, and peer-reviewed
  2. Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies: Bi-annual, peer-reviewed academic journal on Celtic Studies
  3. Studia Celtica: Journal in the field of Celtic Studies and published annually by the University of Wales Press

You can search for other academic journals by typing the title of the journal into LibrarySearch below.

How to reference a Journal Article

(in the Harvard style)

In-Text Reference: used when you are quoting or paraphrasing a source in the body of your essay. It follows an author-date format. The above reference would appear as (Markey, 2008) in-text.

For more information on how to reference online resources see our Referencing Guide.

Journals & Databases

What are they?

Journal: An academic journal is a specialist publication where academics and researchers can publish and communicate their work. A journal publishes articles, research papers and reviews of a high quality that have been reviewed by experts in the subject.

Databases: Library databases contain information about published academic research. Like journals, they contain peer reviewed articles but also reports, datasets, facts and figures, theses and dissertations and all manner of academic information related to your subject.

Using journals and databases should form part of your Search Strategy. For more information, see our Successful Searching Guide.

It is important for students and researchers of Subject to have access to the latest peer review research. On this page, you can find the library’s most recommended journals and databases for Subject.

Search for Journals & Journal Articles in LibrarySearch below

Search for journal articles held by typing keywords into the box below.

When you find the journal article you need, click on the Title or Full Text Online to read it. If you have difficulty accessing journal articles or databases, let us know through our query form.

Featured Celtic Studies Database

A project maintained by the Department of Early and Medieval Irish at University College Cork, offering a text archive with PDF files of rare material, PDF versions of selected articles by members of the department, tables of contents for journals of interest to Celtic scholars, and a noticeboard devoted to announcements of upcoming conferences, events, vacancies, publications, etc. 

What is Peer Review?

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“The evaluation of scientific, academic, or professional work by others working in the same field” – Oxford English Dictionary

You are expected to use Peer Review research in your work.

Explore Peer Review in more detail in our Successful Searching Guide.