By the end of this lesson you will be able to:
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Scholarly sources can also be referred to as academic or peer reviewed.
Peer reviewed means a board of scholarly reviewers or experts in the field, have reviewed the research before it was published.
Magazines (USA Today), Newspapers (New York Times)
Journals (Journal of Child and Family Studies), Scholarly book (Molecular Cloning),
If you aren't sure, it's ok to ask a librarian!
This short video will explain what exactly a scholarly article is and why they are used in research.
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.
Learn about the different sections that make up a scholarly article by rolling over each highlighted section. Click on each of the sections for more information.
When reading a scholarly/peer reviewed article, it is ok to skip around. You may want to read the introduction and the discussion sections first, then go back and read the remaining sections for more detail.