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What are peer-reviewed or scholarly journals?

Scholarly or academic articles generally have the following characteristics:

  • written by scholars, researchers for an audience of fellow scholars and researchers
  • may contain footnotes or other notes
  • list many references
  • often contain original research
  • are usually lengthy

Watch the What is a peer-reviewed article? video to learn more about this process!

Here is another video titled How Can I Tell if a journal is Scholarly which is a great help. 

Peer Review in 3 Minutes is quick and good.

I love the following brief YouTube video Evaluating Journal Articles with the CAARP Test which may help with evaluating your article.This may be 3:05 minutes well wasted!