Scholarly or Peer-Reviewed journals contain literature that is written by experts in a particular field of study.
The articles often contain reports on original research studies, literature reviews and more.
Such articles are essential when writing for your graduate education courses, dissertations, theses, grant proposals, etc.
This interactive page from NC State Librareis will help familiarize you with the layout of a scholarly/peer-reviewed article.
Check out the document below to get an in-depth list of criteria to evaluate your article resources to determine if the article literature you encounter is scholarly or popular.
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Use for in-depth, original research findings, and peer-reviewed research articles.
Use for current events topics or editorials and opinions dealing with current events.
For the general interest reader—these articles are used to inform or entertain.
Try Some of These Databases
New York Times
Business Source Premier