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What is a Scholarly Article?: Lesson

Scholarly Databases

Examples of Scholarly Databases at SSC: Academic Search Complete, Electronic Journal Center (EJC), SocINDEX, Health Source: Nursing.  Examples of Non Scholarly Databases at SSC:  Newpaper Source, CQ Researcher, Points of View Reference Center.

To find these databases visit our homepage and click on the A-Z list of Databases.  

Don't Forget

Don't forget to take the final quiz on Blackboard.

Identifying Characteristics


As you begin the research process it is important to understand that there are different types of sources. It is important to have a good understanding of the different sources and which specific ones you should be using for each of your assignments.

Scholarly vs Popular sources

What is Scholarly

This short video will explain what exactly a scholarly article is and why you should use it.

Self Check

Learn about the different sections that make up a scholarly article by rolling over each highlighted section.  Click on the sections for more information.