2 Scholarly vs. Popular Scholarly articles (journals) written by scholars or expertshave references for works citedusually peer reviewedPopular articles, (magazine and newspapers)may be written by authors who have no expertise on the topicwritten for the general publicno references
3 What is a peer-reviewed (refereed) scholarly journal? Articles are reviewed by experts on the topic before being accepted for publication.This form of quality control is important to the scholarly process.
4 How do I find peer-reviewed scholarly journal articles? Psychology Research GuidePsycINFOAcademic OneFileAcademic Search PremierNote: Limit search to Peer-Reviewed articles.