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Last Updated: Jan 06, 2015     Views: 86

Scholarly articles are found in academic journals, which have been written and reviewed by experts in a particular field. Many of the electronic databases at the library have the option of filtering results to include only scholarly sources, which you may have to do for your research papers.

The important difference between scholarly articles and articles you find in a magazine or newspaper is the peer review process, which works as a quality control measure. For a brief explanation of peer review, check out this video.


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